Peace between U.S. and British Centennial Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this commemorative 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 tokens.
Obverse: Bust of George Washington facing right. The legend reads: CENTENNIAL OF PEACE BETWEEN UNITED STATES & GREAT BRITAIN/ 1783/ 1883.
Reverse: Image of the Hasbrouck House. The legend reads: NEWBURGH. N.Y. SETTLED IN 1719/ WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTER'S 1783.
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Washington, George
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 3.2 cm; 1 1/4 in
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National Museum of American History


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