Absolutely stunning near gem MINT example of the standard Louisiana State Seal uniform coat button circa 1861-1862 with the crisp backmark of Hyde and Goodrich, New Orleans.
Item: Louisiana State Seal Coat Button
Backmark: ” . HYDE & GOODRICH . / NEW ORLEANS”
Construction: Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size: 22 mm.
Condition: Excellent, non-excavated. Shank is perfect. 98%+ original gilt.
Recovered: Found in an estate in northwestern Louisiana in 1998, no provenance known
Reference: Tice: LA204A2 Albert: LA 3
Comments: This Louisiana coat button will be an excellent addition to any advanced collection of Southern Confederate manufactured Civil War buttons or general Louisiana historical collection.