Don't Tread on Me lapel pin imitates the traditional Gadsden Flag image with the coiled snake. Our pin is die struck from jeweler’s metal with enamel colors and nickel plated. This image is in honor of the creator, American General Mr. Christopher Gadsden. Also, was the first flag carried into combat in the American Revolution by the U.S. Marine Corps. It symbolizes a commitment of the freedoms and values upon which our country was created. Each pin includes a standard clutch back and is individually poly bagged.