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Inscription

around circumference: MARTIS CEDVNT HAEC SIGNA PLANETAE (These stars will be brought into the sphere of Mars)

Provenance

Art market, London; purchased 1960s by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1996 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. 636, repro.