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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this commemorative coin in 1935. 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 transportation tokens.
Obverse: Image of two men working at a machine. The legend reads: WATERBURY CONNECTICUT/ 1674/ QUID AERE PERENNIUS/ 1935.
Reverse: Image of a large tree. The legend reads: CONNECTICUT TERCENTENARY/ 1635-1935/ QUI TRANSTULIT SUSTINE.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.25 cm; 1 1/4 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1632
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1632
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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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