Rhode Island Washington Cavalry, R & W Robinson and Rich, Extra dm. Button depicts Rhode Island's state seal of a graphic style shield with a raised anchor inside. The anchor has a rope coming off the top ring's left hand-side that goes under the stock, shaft, and fluke and hangs below the crown. The word hope is in a small banner in Capital letters in the top of the shield. Washington's Cavalry initials "WC" appear in raised Old English letters below the shield. The pattern is set on a convex lined field, with a this raised flat edge border. Backmark: (star) R & W ROBINSON (star) EXTRA RICH" dm between one outer solid ring, and two inner solid rings. A non excavated example, with strong planchet casting. The original shank is straight and intact.
Reference: Albert RI 35, Tice RI 251A1
Inventory Number: BUT 052