- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History