Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Campaign pin in the shape of a beetle or "gold bug." From presidential campaign of William McKinley.
This pin was probably used in William McKinley's campaign for the presidency in 1896. It also resembles pins used in William Jennings Bryan's campaign in 1896 and 1900.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.