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The Merry Wives of Windsor medal


One of a set of four Shakespeare Medals designed by Paul Vincze, depicting a scene from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'. This one in 22-carat gold. Commissioned by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    inscription : : obverse : bust of Shakespeare to left, flanked by Globe Theatre (to left) and Swan Theatre (to right) with, 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 : : The Merry Wives of Windsor/P VINZCE,

  • Credit line

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