usually worn with armour, is made of black iron. It
has a length of 36 cm. The beautiful poured and gilded
ornaments are placed upon the iron. In the centre is
a brass piece with the image of a crowned lion, standing
up. Around the lion is written:
'IUSTUS EST DOMINUS 1632'
('My Lord is just 1632')
this ornament, on the collar:
'GUSTA . ADOL . R . S. G.
'Gustavus Adolphus Rex Suecorum Gothorum Vandalorumque'
('Gustav Adolph King of Sweden, of the Goths and Vandals')
is the divine name carried by 2 angels:
On the bottom
is an image of St. George, killing the dragon. The characters
"S" and"G" are referring to him.
The edges are decorated with black staples.