Joseph Warren Commemorative Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this memorial 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: Shield in the center surrounded by four flags, and a wreath around the rim. The legend reads: WARREN/JUNE 17th 1775.
Reverse: Image of the Bunker Hill Monument. The legend reads: BUNKER HILL.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: .4 cm x 2.8 cm; 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1523
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1523
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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