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     Courtesy Naval District Washington, Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

Site: 18ST704 Charles’ Gift

Context: Pond 1 Area, Unit 10, Level 2 (Disturbed), Lot 469

Site Date Range: c. 1675-1943

Material: Copper Alloy

Diameter: 0.47” (12 mm)

Link Length: N/A

Description:
Cast copper alloy button with a beaded edge and a raised center depicting the bust of Queen Anne (1702-1714). This example is badly corroded, but enough of the bust is present to compare it to other buttons which have lettering confirming the identification of the Queen (Noël Hume 1969).