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non-Shakespeare medal


A gilt Diamond Jubilee medal., A gilt Diamond Jubilee medal.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT L1959-3/19

  • Date


  • Material

    metal gilt bronze

  • Measurements

  • Diameter

    4.4 cm 1.75 (approx)

  • Marks & inscriptions

    inscription : : obverse : bust of Queen Victoria, three-quarter face to left : VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS, inscription : : reverse : arms of Stratford-upon-Avon borough : TO COMMEMORATE DIAMOND JUBILEE STRATFORD-UPON-AVON. W. HUTCHINGS MAYOR. 1897, inscription : : reverse : Adam and Eve in dejection before the tree of knowledge, serpent in tree above, cherubim [?] in background with [left] wolves preying on sheep etc. : DIRA DULCE CANIT ALTER HOMERUS [another Homer sings sweetly of awesome things] I.D.,