Virginia State Seal Button – One Piece Low Convex
Virginia button, state seal Virtus slaying the tyrant with sword up, low convex one piece, blank back with rings (22.8mm).
Button depicts Virginia state seal, Virtus slaying the tyrant, intended for Virginia troops. This design of the state seal with the sword and spear both pointed upward was prevalent in designs before the war. Backmark: blank three concentric raised rings, one piece button concave back, maker unknown 1820′s or 1830′s.
Ref: Albert VA2B, Tice VA105B1.