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Hamlet medal


One of a set of four Shakespeare Quatercentenary Medallions, depicting scenes from 'Hamlet'. This one in gilded bronze. Commissioned by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    inscription : : obverse : bust of Shakespeare to left, flanked by Globe Theatre (to left) and the Swan Theatre (to right); below, the masks of Tragedy and Comedy : WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. SOULE OF THE AGE/THE APPLAUSE DELIGHT/THE WONDER OF OUR STAGE/MY SHAKESPEARE RISE. Ben Jonson. P. Vincze., inscription : : reverse : : Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,