These were for the Continental army of the united states.
"The “USA” Pattern button. Adopted in early 1777, this button was widely used in in all theaters of-of the war and many Continental units. There are many variations to this design.” P59 the Revolution by Don Troiani
Fugawee's smaller matching button is # 179 and is here on this site.
We make the buttons here in north Florida we have a fast turnaround time. WE use a spin casting for the process and only use a high grade tin alloy that is used in Ice cream machines. using a spin cast method. Price goes down as quantity goes up.
Price Break as follows:
1-12 Buttons .92/each 13-144 Buttons .84/each 145 and up .74/each