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Inscription

around circumference: DIVI FRANCISCI MDXXXIIII; across bottom: AN[dreas] SP[inelli] F[ecit]

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
2014
Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, 2014-2015, no. 55, repro.
Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 470, repro.