Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00


around circumference, each letter formed from depictions of various items: GEORGIVS.I.REX.; above each letter in main inscription: [G]PRVDENS [G]IVSTVS [O]SERVATOR CIVIVM [R]SALVT.PVBL:INVIGILANS. [G]CLEMENS. [I]FORTIS. [V]PACIS AMANS. [S]VIVAT REX OPT: [I]FRVCT APPAREANT. [R]ADVERS:REPELLAT. [E]PROSIT OMNIB. [X]TVTOR BONOR:TERROR MALOR.; below the bust: N.SEELAENDER FECIT.


Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 2003 to NGA.

Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 924, repro.
Related Content