Canadian Quatercentenary Medal

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Date:1963 - 1964 (c.)

Description:This silver medal was issued by the city of Stratford, Ontario, Canada to mark the four-hundredth anniversary in 1964 of Shakespeare's birth.

The reverse shows the theatre at Stratford, Ontario, where a Shakespeare Festival was first held in 1953. Once held in a tent, the festival's venue is now the largest classical theatre in North America.

Identity number SBT 1964-6

Source: Irene Makaryk in Wells and Dobson eds. The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare


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Donor ref:STRST: SBT 1964-6 (15/9941)

Source: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - Museums

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