American Officer's "Rattlesnake & Stars" button
Origin: Europe, France (probably)
Acc. No. 2002-78
Obv. - At edge, detailed rattlesnake biting its tail, encircling 13 6-pointed stars.
Rev. - Incuse of obverse design. Original applied brass shank present, but crushed.
Provenance:Purportedly found near the Monmouth, NJ battlefield (fought June 1778).