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Object Name Fragment
Date c. 18th-19th Cent.
Place of Origin USA and France
Description (a) 7/8" in diameter French coin. Front of coin has crown on top with 3 fluer-de-lis below crown. Around edge of top is the inscription: "LOUIS XVI R DE FR ET DE NAV" On reverse side is a circle with "50 U 1730" in the middle. Around edge of reverse is the inscription: "COLONIE DE CAYEN". Coin is bronze in color. (b) 2 copper indian head pennies. On front is side profile of a native american (or the goddess Liberty) wearing a feather head piece and the words: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" along edge and the date below the head. One penny is from 1891 and the other is from 1863. On reverse of the pennies is an oak wreath around edges, 4 arrows at base, and a sheild at the top. In the center of the penny are the words "ONE CENT". (c) 4 buttons. One button is a flat metal button with a Free Mason symbol(?) on the front and words along edge but button is too worn to read wording. There is a metal eyelet on back. One button is a round metal button that is bulbous with a metal eyelet on back. Two of the buttons are cloth covered but material is too deteriorated to determine color or style. (d) Cut nail with rectangular metal head and black base.
Collection Archaeological Items Collected Within A Structure
Accession Number 2016.193a-d