Southern State Buttons

SSBTN 1. Alabama Militia Coat Button.

AB 7A, 22 mm. Rare to find non excavated with this much gold plate and detail. This gemstone is flawless. A real beauty. Manufactured by Casimir Rouyer of New Orleans.

$6500.00

SSBTN 2. Dug Alabama Militia Coat Button.

AB 7B, 22mm. Rare button with no ground action and plenty of gold. This is a choice Alabama local. Dug west of Savannah, GA.
$1995.00

 

SSBTN 4. Excavated 2nd. Arkansas CSA Regimental Coat Button.

AK 6, 23 mm. I don’t need to tell you how rare this button is. No repairs at all. Being a low convex button to begin with, the push to the face doesn’t hurt it and the way the dirt highlights the details makes this a great looking example. Dug at Gainesville, AL.

SOLD 

SSBTN 5. Florida Militia Coat Button.

FL 1, 21 mm. Killer scarce button. Loaded with gold and flawless. “SCOVILL MG. CO. SUPERFINE” rmdc.

$2650.00

 SSBTN 6. Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 1, 24 mm. Perfect non excavated condition with strong detail and bright gold plate. Common Northern made variant with channel back.

$250.00

 SSBTN 7. Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 2, 24 mm. Perfect non excavated condition with strong detail and bright gold plate. “W.G. MINTZER PHILa. 1861” bm.

SOLD

 SSBTN 8. Georgia Militia Cuff Button.

GA 2, 15 mm. Flawless match to the button previously listed. “W.G. MINTZER PHILa.” bm.

SOLD

SSBTN 10. Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 5, 24 mm. One of the more common Georgia variants. Excellent non excavated condition with an untouched patina. “VAN WART * SON & Co” bm. These buttons were produced for the Confederacy but never made it through the blockade.

$125.00

SSBTN 11.  Dug Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 1, 23 mm. Very nice button with lots of gold and the scarcer “STEELE & JOHNSON” bm. Shank is bent. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

SOLD

SSBTN 12. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 1, 24 mm. An excellent dug example with gold plating and very little wear.”SCOVILLS & CO. WATERBURY” bm. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

SSBTN 13. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 1, 24 mm. Strong details and a slick green patina with no ground action. A very attractive dug button. “SCHUYLER H & G NEW YORK” bm. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

 SSBTN 14. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4, 23 mm. Light ground action and traces of gold. Slight push to face. Less common “STEELE & JOHNSON” bm. Provenance uncertain.

$225.00

 SSBTN 15. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 8, 23 mm. Light ground action and slight push to face. Temple base resembles line of dots. This is a crude Confederate made button. Provenance uncertain.

$295.00

 SSBTN 16. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 8, 24 mm. No ground action at all with traces of gold and a slight push to the face. This well made Confederate made button was produced by Casimir Rouyer in New Orleans. Provenance uncertain.

$395.00

SSBTN 17. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 10, 23 mm. Flawless excavated condition with no ground action. This rare variant has a distinct and simple design. Provenance uncertain.

$1250.00  

 SSBTN 18. Excavated Confederate made Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 11 B, 23 mm. Attractive Confederate local made button with very slight ground action. Provenance uncertain.

$495.00

 

SSBTN 20. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4. 23 mm. Good example with no pushes and intact shank. Dug N. Virginia.

$125.00

 

SSBTN 22. Excavated Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4, 23 mm. Nice Georgia State Seal with no ground action and light service wear. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN” bm.

$195.00

 

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SSBTN 24. Dug Kentucky Military Institute Coat Button.

SU 192, 22mm. Nice detail and gold in all the right places. “HORSTMANN & SONS PHi” rmdc. Dug by Albert Jewell near Fort Fisher, NC.

$395.00

 

CSBTN 26. Dug Western Military Institute Kepi/Cuff Button.

SU 431, 14 mm. Great looking dug example that was dug by Bill Shaner near Holly Springs, MS.

SOLD

 

SSBTN 28. Louisiana Militia Coat Button.

LA 2, 22 mm. Good looking example with “HYDE & GOODRICH, NEW ORLEANS” bm.

SOLD

SSBTN 29. Maryland Militia Coat Button.

MD 11, 22 mm. A beautiful example with brilliant gold. No problems at all. “EXTRA QUALITY” bm. These buttons are excavated in the wake of Maryland Troops both Federal and Confederate as it was a divided state.

$375.00

SSBTN 30. Dug Maryland Militia Coat Button from Gaines Mill, VA. Battlefield.

MD 3, 23 mm. This button is a killer with lots of gold wash and no ground action at all. Dug by Kyle Proffitt alongside a Maryland Buckle in the position of the 2nd Maryland Infantry, CSA. Gaines Mill, VA. Battlefield.

SOLD 

SSBTN 31. Excavated Mississippi Militia Infantry Cuff Button.

MP 4, 15 mm. Nice looking button with lots of gold and mild ground action. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

$350.00   

SSBTN 32. Dug Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP. 22 mm. Scarce local variant produced by the firm of Casimir Rouyer in New Orleans. Slight push but no ground action. Found at Spanish Fort, AL.

$250.00

SSBTN 33. Mississippi Militia Cuff Button.

MP 4 A1, 15 mm. A beauty. Perfect gilt button with no ground action “HYDE & GOODRICH N.O” bm. Dug by Bob Shelton near Vicksburg, MS.

SOLD 

 

SSBTN 35. North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

Perfect 23 mm. NC 8. Desirable “S.A. MYERS, RICHMOND VA.” bm.

SOLD 

SSBTN 36. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 23mm. Nice looking state seal button with gold and no problems whatsoever. Dug near Stafford, VA.

$295.00

SSBTN 37. Dug North Carolina Militia Cuff Button.

NC 8, 15 mm. Rare little button. Covered with gold, shank intact. Minor ground action. Dug near Fort Fisher, NC.

$250.00 

SSBTN 38. Dug North Carolina Militia Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. No ground action. Good detail but missing shank. Dug at Spanish Fort, AL.

$75.00

SSBTN 7. Dug North Carolina Militia Staff Coat Button.

NC 4, 22 mm. Scarce button. Backmark is obscured by sandy crust. Dug at Scott’s Hill, NC.

$450.00 

SSBTN 39. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 13 variant, 22 mm. Scarce one piece style with gold plating. No shank. Northern, VA.

$575.00

 

SSBTN 40. Dug North Carolina Militia Cuff Button.

SSBTN 41. South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Great looking button.. “SCOVILLS & Co. WATERBURY” bm.

SOLD 

SSBTN 42. South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Perfect button with deep patina and early ” HORSTMANN BRO.& ALLIEN” bm.

$225.00 

 SSBTN 43. Excavated South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. A fabulous example with only very mild ground action and copious gold plating. Dug N. Virginia.

$295.00

SSBTN 44. Dug South Carolina Militia Kepi Button.

SC 13, 13 mm. Good looking button, loaded with gold. Dug by Marcus Osborne in one of Longstreet’s Infantry Camps near Blaine, TN. “SCHUYLER H&G NY.” bm.

$95.00

SSBTN 45. South Carolina Militia Cuff Button.

SC 13, 14 mm. Nice looking example with gold wash. Note piece of thread on shank. Dug on the South Carolina Coast by Ben Ingraham.

$95.00 

SSBTN 46. Excavated Tennessee Militia Coat Button.

TN 4, 21 mm. This is the best dug Tennessee Button that has been offered for sale in some time. Unusually good details. You can make out the motto “AGRICULTURE” and “COMMERCE” and also the rigging on the boat. Shank is present. There is a die crack at the bottom left edge which is a common defect on these crude buttons. Produced by Casimir Rouyer of New Orleans. Dug near Dalton, GA.

SOLD

SSBTN 47. Texas Militia Coat Button.

TX 17, 22 mm. Quintessential Texas button of the American Civil War. Found in the wake of Texas Troops in Confederate Service. Condition is flawless and button is loaded with gold plate.”EXTRA RICH” bm.

$4995.00

SSBTN 48. Dug Texas Militia Cuff or Vest Button.

TX 17, 15 mm. Nice looking button with lots of gold and light ground action. Weyer’s Cave, VA.

SOLD 

SSBTN 49. Dug Republic of Texas Infantry Coat Button.

TX , 21 mm. This is a really rare button. Has light ground action and heavy silver plate. Shank missing. Dug near Byrd Airport, Richmond.VA.

SOLD

SSBTN 50. Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 7, 22.5 mm. Nice untouched patina with no problems. “SCHUYLER .H&G / NEW YORK” bm.

$250.00

SSBTN 51. Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 16, 22 mm. Minty gilded example. No need to upgrade ever. “W.D. MINTZER PHILAd” bm.

 $250.00

SSBTN 52. Virginia Militia Kepi Button.

VA 16, 13 mm. Mint condition with “W.C. MINTZER, PHILDa” bm.

$150.00

SSBTN 53. Virginia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

VA 18, 22 mm. A beauty. Loaded with gold. “EXTRA QUALITY” bm.

$295.00

 SSBTN 54. Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 4, 23 mm. Nice silver plated low convex two piece button with “CANFIELD & BROTHER BALTIMORE” rmdc.

$350.00

SSBTN 55. Dug Virginia Staff Officer’s Cuff Button.

VA , 14 mm. Great condition with nice gold and extremely light ground action. “EXTRA QUALITY” bm. Dug by Marcus Osborne near Bean’s Station, TN.

$150.00