Jacobean touchpieces, English, 1610-1625.

Made:
1603-1625 in England

Gold angel, used as a touchpiece in the ceremony of healing by touch, mint mark in form of a castle, 2nd or 3rd coinage, issued by James I 1603-1625

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A641047
type:
amulets
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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