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Inscription

around circumference: .PAVLVS.III.PONT.MAX.AN.XVI. (Paul III, Pontifax Maximus, in the sixteenth year of his reign); below truncation: .I[OHANNES].FEDE[RICUS].PARM[ENSIS].

Provenance

Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1997 to NGA.

Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 827, repro.