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Button from a U.S. Naval Uniform

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

Before 1830

Object Place

United States?

Accession Number

98.1668

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates