badge, headdress, American, US Coast Guard Auxiliary cap badge
A heavy gauge brass badge consisting of two crossed fouled anchors superimposed over which is a blue enamel circle with the title 'U.S.COAST GUARD' above and the word 'AUXILIARY', with a star at either end, below. Within the circle, an unvoided centre has a brass starred and striped Coast Guard shield, 1.6cm high.
On the rear is a 0.6cm threaded post in the centre of the badge and a threaded, knurled, circular nut for attachment to a cap.
This badge was worn by US Coast Guard Auxiliaries on the front of the combination cap.