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Badge w/tag

Badge w/tag
Title
Badge w/tag
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Brass, tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Brass badge in shape of rayed star, with crown at top; tin number affixed to center, encircled by a roped border with an inscription inside it.
Object Number 
INV.1750
Marks 
affixed: center: "T/278"
Gallery Label 
This badge was probably worn on the uniform cap of a London Metropolitan policeman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group