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British military button excavated in Canada

Object Number: 
INV.6280.25
Date: 
1790-1815
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: (25), on front: "THE ROYAL"
Description: 
Pewter military button; dome-shaped with inscription on bottom of button; British crown at top.
Gallery Label: 
This button was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee in Ontario, Canada along the Niagara River near Fort George, a British fort built in 1795.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group