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Belt plate

Belt plate
Title
Belt plate
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 8.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Rectangular brass plate stamped in center with a female figure holding staff and sword, standing over a fallen male figure, and encircled by oval border.
Object Number 
1920.138
Marks 
stamped: inside oval border on front: "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS/VIRGINIA"
Gallery Label 
This plate was worn on the waistbelt of a Virginia soldier in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group