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Inscription

around circumference incised: DECAR

Provenance

Possibly Frédéric Spitzer [1815-1890], Paris; (his estate sale, at his residence by Paul Chevallier and Charles Mannheim, Paris, 17 April-16 June 1893 [8 May], no. 1347); 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.

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. 304.
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 345, repro.