Trial Medal

Trial Medal

Description (Brief)
This trial medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the 1860s. 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. This plaster trial medal is severely chipped and broken.
Obverse: Bust of an unknown man facing right. Legend is unintelligible.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal, trial
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1705
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1705
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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