San Antonio Transit Company Token

<< >>
Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this transportation token during the early 20th 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, medals, coins, and transportation tokens. The center of the token is punched out, and an “F” shape remains.
Obverse: The legend reads: SAN ANTONIO TRANSIT COMPANY
Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR/ONE FULL FARE
Currently not on view
San Antonio Transit Company
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 1.65 cm; 5/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
See more items in
Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History


I found one of these tokens among my parents' belongings. So glad to find this on your website. I had a feeling that it was for the San Antonio Transit Company back in the day. Thanks for the confirmation!

Add a comment about this object