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Inscription

around circumference: S.GREGORIO.MAGNO.PONT.MAX.HVMILIS.SVCCESSOR; around below: .OSP.APLICO.1831.; under the bust: GIVSEPPE CERBARA DIRESSE; on the book, left page: LI / BER / PAS / TO / RA / L; on the book, right page: PASTO / RALIS / CVRA

Provenance

Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 2003 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. 866, repro.