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Georgia (Local) Button
Item #: 14cwmus
Real, Real, nice condition Georgia militia state seal , "local" coat button. Manufactured in the south during the war. Most likely by C. Royer of New Orleans La. This one features the wide border, is of two piece construction and is convex. The front is real pretty, shows exceptional features and has a load of gilting left. Features the state coat of arms with the three pillers, holding up the dome, which would of had the word "constitution", with the suns rays above. The banners would of had on them, "Wisdom", "justice", and "moderation", With the militiaman holding a sword in his left hand, which signifies defense of the constitution. The back is solid and has the full stand up copper or wire shank. Also has the depressed rounded channel. While these are pretty common, the condition of this one makes it a little more rarer. Has only a small indentation in the center, but otherwise there are no cracks, nicks, chips.
This button was excavated many years ago, in a Confederate winter camp, near Manassas Va.
Backmark: ""Blank" 23mm
Ref: Tice GA230b1 -
Shipping Weight: 1 lbNot for Sale