Dr. Cooper's Battery
From Kook Science
|Dr. Cooper's Battery|
|Medical Claims||Health and well-being restored via galvanic electricity|
Dr. Cooper's Battery is an electro-therapeutic medical medallion, identical in design to Boyd's Battery and Sagendorph's Battery, with "Dr. Cooper's Battery" stamped on it in place of the former two brands. It was less widely distributed than similar batteries.
- "19th Century Merchant Tokens: MV A61, DR. COOPER'S BATTERY", Arlie Slabaugh Collections, Presidential Coin & Antique Co., 2001, p. 117, https://archive.org/details/arlieslabaughcol2001pres/page/116, "A rare piece of medical quackery - much more elusive than the more often seen Boyd’s Battery. Supposedly such batteries purified the blood when they were worn around the neck."