Holloway’s pills & ointment


Date  1857
Metal copper
Shape round
Weight 16 g
Dimensions 34 mm
Medallist Joseph Moore
Rarity common
Token struck to promote Dr Holloway’s pills and ointment.  Holloway started his business in 1837 by selling an ointment. He added pills soon after. Holloway invested a lot in advertising and became one of the richest people in England at his time. This token circulated worldwide through Dr Holloway’s distributors.