Touchpieces, 17th-18th centuries

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Title

Touchpieces, 17th-18th centuries

Abstract

Examples of touchpieces from three English sovereigns—Charles II, James II, and Anne, the last monarch to touch for scrofula. Touchpieces from James III and his sons Charles III and Henry IX, the Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati, are on the right.

Date Created

17th-18th centuries

Is Part Of

Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals

References

View the online catalog record.

Extent

6 medals

Medium

Mixed metals

Identifier

Storer 4684-Storer 4696

Bibliographic Citation

Storer, Medicina in nummis (1931): 627-630.

Provenance

Gift of Dr. F. Parkes Weber to the Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals in the Boston Medical Library, 1906.

Files

E2003112a.jpg

Citation

“Touchpieces, 17th-18th centuries,” OnView, accessed March 5, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6402.

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