This coin was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the 1930s. 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. These coins could be mailed to Cracker Jack to become a Mystery Club member.
Obverse: Bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left. Legend: 23RD PRESIDENT, U.S.A./ 1889-1893/ BENJAMIN HARRISON.
Reverse: "BACKBONE BEN"/ "SON OF HIS GRANDFATHER"/ JOIN THE CRACKER JACK MYSTERY CLUB SAVE THIS COIN/ THE CRACKER JACK CO. CHICAGO, U.S.A.