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Belt plate

Object Number: 
1926.92
Date: 
1855-1875
Medium: 
Brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 5.4 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Rectangular, curved brass plate with stamped eagle in center with shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, branch in other talon, and flanked by tin wreath at bottom, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and inscription inside scroll at top; hook on back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group