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across center: NATA 7 DEC / MDXLII / GALLIAE REG 1559 / INSCOTIAM REDIT 1561 / DARNLEO NUPTA 1565 / ET BOTH VELLO 1567 / IN ANGLIAM FUGIT 1568 / DECAPITATA 7 FEB / MDLXXXVII / AET XLIV

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.

Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 786, repro.