Overall: 2 x 3 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.3 cm )
stamped: front: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Rectangular, silver-coated brass plate with stamped eagle in center with shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, branch in other talon, and flanked by wreath at bottom, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and inscription inside scroll at top.
This plate was worn on a U.S. Army officer's sword belt.
Gift of Mr. George R. Dyer, through his son, Elisha Dyer, October 28, 1956
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