William Clowes and the Tokens For The King’s Evil – Gary Oddie

Much has already been written about the numismatic aspects of the King’s Evil. The gold angels of Charles I especially struck and pierced for the ceremony and the admission tickets and gold touch pieces of the time of Charles II and later are well known, but no convincing candidates for the earliest documented admission tokens have been put forward. This note will present three possible admission tokens used for the touching ceremony of Charles I.

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