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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
used for holding the chrism in extreme unction. Healing-coin, a piece of money anciently given by kings to those persons who were "touched" for the cure of the king's evil. The coin was pierced and worn round the neck with a string or ribbon.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Healing-Box'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/h/healing-box.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.