- Description (Brief)
- This trial medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut around 1863.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, and campaign medals.
- Obverse: Image of a statue featuring a man riding a horse. Legend reads: FIRST IN WAR FIRST IN PEACE/1863.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- medal, trial
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 2 cm; 13/16 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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