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Inscription

around circumference: HONOS.ALIT.ARTES THORP ARCH SEMINARY; in center: To / W. Thackuray / for Commercial / Learning / DECr. 1809

Provenance

Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1999 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. 952, repro.