around circumference: :ANIMI:CONSCIENTIA:ET:FIDVCIA:FATI:* (with a clear conscience and with confidence in fate)
Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1998 to NGA.
- Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 821, repro.