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Argentinian Shakespeare Quatercentenary


A silver Shakespeare commemorative medal made in Argentina. Presented by the Comision Argentina de Homenaje a Shakespeare, 18 June, 1964, to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth., The portrait of Shakespeare on one face of the medal is loosely derived from Droeshout's engraving for the first collected edition of Shakespeare's works, the First Folio of 1623.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    Bust of Shakespeare, three-quarter face to left. : 1564-1616, HOMENAJE ARGENTINO a WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE,

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust