🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Two more old buttons I found at a Fort That began in 1807

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OK guys I’m just looking for the name of this particular type button and what hour do you think it comes from these are my last two and I’m going to leave my what is it for another time LOL I really do appreciate y’all helping me it’s like a family I don’t have love just wanna let you know I appreciate it God bless 🙏🏻
 

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French marine button, colonial era! Great finds!!
The French built it first around 1807 then the Spanish took it over in 1820’s. It sits on a bayou and across the bayou in the woods is wear I dug that deep 8lb French cannonball. This French button is exciting to me
 
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FRENCH & INDIAN WAR FRENCH MARINE COAT BUTTON? 1754 – 1763​

SHANK LOOKS DIFFERENT ;-( UGGGH
 
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FRENCH & INDIAN WAR FRENCH MARINE COAT BUTTON? 1754 – 1763​

SHANK LOOKS DIFFERENT ;-( UGGGH
Yea but it’s consistent with the post 1763 French marine buttons shanks
 
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