British military cap badge excavated at Fort George
Overall: 5 x 6 7/8 in. ( 12.7 x 17.5 cm )
Brass cap badge; thin plate with flat base and dome-shaped top; at top of plate is an inscription enclosed by a scroll; in center of plate is British royal standard bordered by a circle in the shape of a belt; an inscription is enclosed inside the belt; flanking the standard on the left is a lion wearing a British crown, on the right is a unicorn with a chained collar around its neck; below both the lion and the unicorn are a rose, a thistle, and a shamrock; directly below the standard is an inscription enclosed by a scroll.
stamped: (34), top of plate: "NEC. ASPERA . TERRENT"; inside belt border: "HONI . SOIT. QUI . MAL . Y . PENSE ."; bottom: "DIEU . ET . MON . DROIT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.