around circumference: PROPRIO JAM JURE ANIMO PATERNO. (Now in his own right, with his father's spirit); in exergue: INAUGURATUS / DIE.JULII.XIX / ANNO.MDCCCXXI ([his reign] inaugurated, on July 1821)
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. 863, repro.