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Inscription

around circumference: .REGET.VIRTVTIBVS.ORBEM (He shall rule the world with his abilities)

Provenance

Art market, Paris; purchased 1995 by Mark Wilchusky, New York; gift 1995 to NGA.[1]

Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 622, repro.