around circumference: HONOS.ALIT.ARTES THORP ARCH SEMINARY; in center: To / W. Thackuray / for Commercial / Learning / DECr. 1809
Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1999 to NGA.
- Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 952, repro.