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Major General Anthony Wayne Historical Medal

Major General Anthony Wayne Historical Medal

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Description (Brief)
This historical medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut in the 1860sunderneath. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer that 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.
Obverse: Bust of Major General Anthony Wayne, facing ¾ left. The legend reads: MAJOR GENERAL ANTHONY WAYNE BORN 1745 DIED 1796.
Reverse: Floral wreath around the edge. Legend reads: BRANDYWINE GERMANTOWN MONMOUTH STONY/ ALFRED S. ROBINSON’S HISTORICAL SERIES NO. 1
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal, political
depicted
Wayne, Anthony
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm; 1 3/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1144
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1144
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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