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around circumference: CAESAR IMPERATOR PONT[ifex] P P P ET SEMPERAVGVSTVS VIR

Provenance

Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1988
Da Pisanello alla nascita dei Musei Capitolini: L'Antico a Roma alla vigilia del Rinascimento, Musei Capitolini, Rome, 1988, no. 21.
Bibliography
1967
Hill, George Francis, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art. London, 1967: no. 211.
1987
Norris, Andrea S. "Gian Cristoforo Romano: The Courtier as Medalist." Studies in the History of Art 21 (1987):137, repro.
1989
Radcliffe, Anthony. "Two Early Romano-Mantuan Plaquettes." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989):96, repro.
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 241, repro.