- Description (Brief)
- The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this commemorative coin in 1935. 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 transportation tokens.
- Obverse: Image of two men working at a machine. The legend reads: WATERBURY CONNECTICUT/ 1674/ QUID AERE PERENNIUS/ 1935.
- Reverse: Image of a large tree. The legend reads: CONNECTICUT TERCENTENARY/ 1635-1935/ QUI TRANSTULIT SUSTINE.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 3.25 cm; 1 1/4 in
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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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