Knights Templar’s Souvenir Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this souvenir 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: The legend reads: IN HOC SIGNO VINCES.
Reverse: Image of a Crown and cross in the center of a cross. The legend reads: KNIGHTS TEMPLAR'S TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE/ SAN FRANCISCO CAL./ SOUVENIR/ 20TH TO 25TH AUGUST 1883.
Currently not on view
Knights Templar
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 2.8 cm; 1 1/8 in
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National Museum of American History