Religious Token

Religious Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this token around 1867. 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 tokens.
Obverse: Image of a woman on a globe, stepping on the head of a snake. The legend reads: CAFETAL DE LA VIRGEN PETAPA.
Reverse: The legend reads: PEDRETTI Y TONEL 1867.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.2 cm; 7/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1552
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1552
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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