Rare Dug Civil War Brass PA.Union Pennsylvania Volunteer Veteran State Badge

Rare dug cast brass or bronze Civil War Pennsylvania state pin. The front has raised initials PA. This state badge was a private purchase piece that would have been worn by Pennsylvania volunteers during the Civil War. The attachment pin is missing from the reverse, though you can see the scars from where it once was. It has a brownish green patina, and measures 38 mm's x 13 mm's in size. It was recovered near Lexington, KY on private property with permission. It is a great looking badge. $475