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Presentation swords

Scope note

Swords of honor presented by sovereigns, princes, popes, associations, or admirers in general to individuals as awards or tokens in recognition of achievements in war or political life, typically smallswords, dress swords, or sabers.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000204569

Broader Terms used

ceremonial swords

Equivalent Terms used

presentation sword

Created

12yrs ago

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