Our Country Token

Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this 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 and tokens.
Obverse: Image of two crossed cannons, a drum, four flags on poles, and a liberty hat on top of the pole. There is a wreath around the rim.
Reverse: Wreath around the rim, with the U.S. shield in the center. Legend reads: OUR COUNTRY.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 1.9 cm; 3/4 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1600
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1600
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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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