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.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Bust image of an unknown man facing right.

Description (Brief)

Reverse: 285 is penciled on the back.

Date Made: ca 1860

Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection

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Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1704Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1704

Object Name: medal, trial

Physical Description: plaster (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.9 cm; 3/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0ea2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1385579

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