A gift of $24.00 represents the number of tales that have been transmitted in The Canterbury Tales.
A gift of $57.00 represents the year in which a young Chaucer is first mentioned as a page for the Countess of Ulster - in 1357.
A gift of $120.00 represents Chaucer's ideal plan to write around 120 narratives for The Canterbury Tales.
A gift of $391.00 represents when Chaucer began to write The Treatise on the Astrolabe - in 1391.
A gift of $699 represents Chaucer's 699-line poem, The Parlement of Foules.