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Inscription

around circumference: VITA MORTALIVM VIGILIA; on left page of book: DE / VS; on right page of book: OP[timus] \ MA[ximus]; across bottom on tablet: 1571

Provenance

Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1992 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. 773, repro.