Andrew Jackson Historical Medal

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Description (Brief)
This historical medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut in the middle of the 19th century. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and 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. This medal’s hole indicates it was worn.
Obverse: Bust of Andrew Jackson facing right. Legend: ANDREW JACKSON.
Reverse: Image of an urn on a pedestal under a weeping willow. Legend: BORN MAR. 15 1767. DIED JUNE 8 1845.
Currently not on view
Jackson, Andrew
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 2.8 cm; 1 1/8 in
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National Museum of American History


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