Peace between U.S. and British Centennial Token

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Washington, George
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 3.2 cm; 1 1/4 in
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Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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