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Inscription

around circumference: IOANNES AVSTRIAE.CAROLI.V.FIL.AET.SV.ANN.XXIIII. (John of Austria, son of [Emperor] Charles V, 24 years of age); below truncation: MELON.F.1571

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. 828, repro.