Gold piece representing the British King Charles II’s power to heal or prevent scrofula. One side has an image of an angel with spear slaying a dragon and the words “SOLID GLORIA.” The other side has an image of a 3-masted ship, with the words “CAR. . . ET. HI. REX.”

Date Made: 17th Century

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.143199Catalog Number: 143199

Object Name: Touch Piece, Coinamulet, englishtouch piece, coin

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in; x 1.905 cmoverall: 1/8 in x 7/8 in; .3175 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_735483

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