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    Feb 2010
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    Another cast pewter button

    Yesterday, I worked an early site that contains mostly mid 1700s artifacts. The site has given up two 26th British Regiment buttons, One 1753 piller dollar, a few Georges, 1 Charles, two Spanish pewter coin buttons, and about 75 unmarked buttons. I'm wondering if any of you button guys can ID this 16mm one piece cast pewter button..... Happy digging!!!
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  3. #3
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    Jul 2010
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    Nice group of finds. Looking at the pewter, nothing military comes to mind. Probably a civilian pattern. Is that a rosette next to the arrowhead?
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    Nice bunch of relics, congrats!

  5. #5
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    Feb 2010
    East Coast
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    Next to the arrowhead is a very heavy 30 mm cast brass button with an iron shank. Above that is half of a beltClick image for larger version. 

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ID:	1769838 plate. Maybe if I find the other half it will have markings on it!!
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    Nice finds. Thanks for sharing...
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