Overall: 2 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 7.3 x 0.6 cm )
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 silver wreath at bottom, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and inscription inside scroll at top.
stamped: front: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
This plate was worn on a U.S. Army officer's sword belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.