Copper piece 13/16 x 15/16" x .0585" Thick and stamped with "5" with score line and lip at top which looks like it may have been another score line where a piece was perhaps broken off?? Nothing on back.
Found on working farm from later 1700's to 1800's that became a park in early 1900's with...
Both Ribbon and Attaching Buckle are Copper/Brass and non-ferrous.
The Ribbon is 1/2" Wide and .012" thick.
Attaching Buckle is 7/8" wide x 1" long and .027" thick
Was found about 6" down in compacted ground where cars parked for years at a local church.
The property had a one-room school on it...
This is 2-piece Copper (at least non-magnetic) and slightly curved like say a belt buckle.
The back view shows the 4 tabs that hold it to the front to the flat inner piece.
I found it about 12-14" down at a house built in 1850.
Any ideas on what it may be???
About 7" down by a huge old oak tree in the parking lot of a Mennonite Church that has been there (several different buildings over the years) since early 1825.
Interesting that this button was there as Mennonites are pacifists....???