Military buttons

Object Number: 
INV.5776a-c
Date: 
1776-1783
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
largest: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: a) front: "46" (46th British Regt.) stamped: b-c) front: "RP" (Royal Provincials; issued to Loyalist units)
Description: 
Pewter military buttons.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at Revolutionary War encampments in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group