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Merchant of Venice medal


One of a set of four Shakespeare medallions depicting scenes from 'The Merchant of Venice'. This one in 22 carat gold. Commissioned by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    Bust of Shakespeare (to left), flanked by Globe Theatre (to left) and the 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., The Merchant of Venice, No 1, 22, PV,