Signature: (at lower right) PM monogram (engraved)
Inscription: Each letter separately struck with a die, not engraved.
(On upper part of rim):
DESERVIT PATRIAM DIVINA VOCE VOCATVS ABRAM, SED TERRAS MOX PREMIT ATRA FAMES
(On lower part of rim):
HIC VERO ÆGUPTI DVM SPLENDIDA REGNA SVBINTRAT FIT SARA NILIAGO MOESTRA RAPINA DVCI
"Called by the divine voice Abraham left his native country, but soon black famine oppresses the lands. Here, indeed, while he steals into the magnificent kingdoms of Egypt, Sara becomes the unhappy booty of the Egyptian leader."
(At lower right) GE 12 (refers to Genesis and chapter) (struck)
(Above scene) 1, (engraved)
Marking: (to left of lower inscription, incompletely struck):
numeral 13 in shield, fleur-de-lis above, 17th century Strasbourg mark