This breathtaking coin portraits a plague doctor who was a specialist Doctor only concerned with the ‘Bubonic Plague’ exclusively. Regardless of their real world effectiveness, the haunting visage of the plague doctor has become an iconic image in popular culture. they were part time doctors who had no formal training and relied on unproven methods of treatment.
- Antique Finish
- High Relief multi-color
- Extremely Low Mintage of 250 pcs. worldwide
Plague Doctors were part time doctors who had no formal training and relied on unproven methods of treatment. Plague Doctors had a very low success rate and were considered to be just ‘Charlatans’ by some medieval people. During the outbreak of the plague, there were specific physicians who became known as plague doctors, specializing in preventing and treating the plague. They were hired by villages during the fourteenth century epidemic and throughout the next four centuries whenever the plague would pop back up.
|Weight (g)||50 g|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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