button, Canadian, Lord Strathcona's Horse, R.C. (Royal Canadians)
A small domed copper button on the centre of which a beaver by a small tree atop a shield on which an heraldic lion above a pair of crossed staves above a canoe, round the bottom of the shield PERSEVERANCE, round the edge LORD STRATHCONA's HORSE / *R*C*. Reverse stamped J.R. GAUNT & SON LTD / MONTREAL and on the inner section MADE IN / ENGLAND. Single central loop to reverse.