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Inscription

around circumference: FAVENTE [sun] DEO (God is Propitious); in exergue: BRITANNIA; in raised lettering on edge: CAROLVS*SECVNDVS*PACIS*ET*IMPERII*RESTITVTOR*AVGVSTVS [cross between two roses] (Charles the Second, august restorer of peace and of the empire)

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.