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Inscription

around circumference: CORNELIVS.DE.WITT.NAT[US].A[NNUS].1623*IOHANNES.DE.WITT.NAT[US].A[NNUS].1625.[Shield of Arms]; on ribbon below busts: HIC ARMIS / MAXIMVS / ILLETOGA (One preeminent in war, one as a statesman); beneath left bust: AVRY; beneath right bust: FEC.

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. 937, repro.