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Button

Object Number: 
INV.8753
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front, inside banner: "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS"; back: "EXTRA/QUALITY"
Description: 
Brass coat button; in center is female figure holding spear, and standing over a prostrate body.
Gallery Label: 
This button was worn on the unifrom coat of a Virginia soldier serving n the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group