US 1810-1828 Militia Waste Belt Plate O'Donnell Plate 154
Rolled brass plate struck from a finely shaped die thought to be British. Applied tongue and belt loop. First appearing about 1810. Primarily worn by militia and volunteer companies in the 1820's and 1830's. 71 mmx 71 mm. See O'Donnell, Ameircan Military Belt Plates plate 154 for more information.
From a 40+ year collection of early American Militaria.