George Washington Masonic Memorial Medal

George Washington Masonic Memorial Medal

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this medal during the early 20th century. 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 the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The legend reads: GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC NATIONAL MEMORIAL/ ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA.
Reverse: Image of the Masonic symbol of the G inside a square and compass.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
referenced
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Measurements
overall: 2.9 cm; 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1580
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1580
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Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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