Temperance token

Object Number: 
2002.1.4434
Date: 
ca. 1830-1860
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 in. diameter
Description: 
Token, embossed on one side with a man drinking from a bucket by an old wooden well encircled by "How Sweet From The Green Mossy Brim To Receive It/ As Poised On The Curb/ It Inclined To My Lips". On the reverse, in the center, "Temperance Leads To Health Wealth Happiness And Long Life, A.W.R./ Pledged To Use No Intoxicating Drink As A Beverage". Pierced at the top for hanging as a pendant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group