Obverse Bust to right, a portrait of Camillo Agrippa, bearded, wearing a doublet and a mantle. Around, CAMILLVS. AGRIPPA . ANT. F. (Camillo Agrippa, son of Antonio); signed on the truncation, IO. BA. BO. F. Beaded border. Reverse An armed warrior pursuing Fortune and seizing her by the hair, a temple in the background. Around, VELIS [quatrefoil] NOLI SVE (Whether you wish it or not, taken from Seneca). Beaded border. The reverse is placed on the medal in an inverted position.
A portrait medal of Camillo Agrippa (circa 1535-circa 1595), engineer of the Acqua Vergine on the Pincio, celebrated for his participation in discussions about resiting the obelisks in Rome. The initials IO. BA. BO. F. beneath the portrait were identified by M.G. Milanesi with Giovanni Battista Bonini, active in Rome between 1557 and 1585, elected in 1576 Console and in 1579 Camerlengo of the Roman goldsmiths' guild.