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Inscription

on either side of bust, above the border: G C WAECH TER F.; around circumference: VOLTAIRE NÉ LE XX.FEVRIER M.DC.XCIV.

Provenance

Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 2002 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. 929, repro.