Major General Anthony Wayne Historical Medal

Description (Brief)
This historical medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut in the 1860sunderneath. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer that is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals.
Obverse: Bust of Major General Anthony Wayne, facing ¾ left. The legend reads: MAJOR GENERAL ANTHONY WAYNE BORN 1745 DIED 1796.
Reverse: Floral wreath around the edge. Legend reads: BRANDYWINE GERMANTOWN MONMOUTH STONY/ ALFRED S. ROBINSON’S HISTORICAL SERIES NO. 1
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal, political
depicted
Wayne, Anthony
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm; 1 3/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1144
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1144
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Military
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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