St. John’s Choir Trial Medal

St. John’s Choir Trial Medal

Description (Brief)
This trial medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the 1860s. 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 campaign medals. This trial medal is made from rubber.
Obverse: Image of a religious figure, possibly St. John, standing between two pillars and holding a book and pen. The legend reads: ST. JOHN'S CHOIR WATERBURY CONN./ ALLELUIA.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 4.9 cm; 1 15/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1711
catalog number
1981.0296.1711
accession number
1981.0296
See more items in
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

Comments

Add a comment about this object