around circumference: FIDO ET SAPIENTI PRINCIPI FIDES ET PALLAS ASSISTVNT; across bottom: MELIOLVS SACRAVIT / ANNO / MCCCCLXXV
Princess Belgioioso, Milan; (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19-20 May 1879, no. 17); Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.
- Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 106, repro.
- Luciano, Eleonora, ed. Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington. London, 2011: 16-17, fig. 8.