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Inscription

around circumference on a ribbon: QVAESITVM.MERITIS (Sought for her merits); in exergue: CORON[ATA].XXII.SEPT[EMBRIS] / MDCCLXI (Crowned on 22 September 1761)

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. 928, repro.