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Button from a U.S. Naval Uniform

Before 1830


Object Place: United States?

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 25 mm, 5.55 gm (1 in., 0.2 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1668

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

A uniform button with an eagle on the ground supporting a shield with an anchor to one side, the whole surrounded by sixteen stars. The button is one piece with a soldered loop shank on the back.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society