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Inscription

around circumference: CAROLVS.SECVNDVS.DEI.GRATIA.MAG[NAE].BRI[TANNIAE].FRAN.ET.HIB[ERNIAE].REX* (Charles the Second, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain and Ireland)

Provenance

Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1998 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. 945, repro.