- Description (Brief)
- The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this freemason’s token 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: Triangle in the center. The legend reads: MOUNT MORIAH CHAPTER No. 20 R.A.M./ WARRANTED MAY 31st A.D./ 1921/ WATERBURY, CONN.
- Reverse: Image of a keystone, flanked by a hammer and chisel. Keystone reads: KSHTWSST. The legend reads: ONE PENNY.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1921
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
- Physical Description
- brass (overall material)
- overall: 3.1 cm; 1 1/4 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Scovill, Inc.
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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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