This coin was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the 1930s. 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. These coins could be mailed to Cracker Jack to become a Mystery Club member.
Obverse: Bust of William McKinley facing left. Legend: 25TH PRESIDENT, U.S.A./ 1897-1901/ ASSASSINATED/ WILLIAM McKINLEY.
Reverse: "LITTLE MACK"/ "OUR MARTYRED PRESIDENT"/ JOIN THE CRACKER JACK MYSTERY CLUB SAVE THIS COIN/ THE CRACKER JACK CO. CHICAGO, U.S.A.
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