Templar Knight Gold Sword by Marto of Toledo Spain
The Templars: Monks - Soldiers: Guardians of the Faith, Guardians of the Holy Land, and Guardians of the Pilgrims. The Templar order, of religious and military character, was founded in Jerusalem in the year 1118 by nine crusader knights. with the official denomination of "Order of the Poor Knight of Christ". Later they were known by the "Knight of Solomon's Temple" (Templar) denomination after establishing themselves in King Solomon's ancient temple. The Pope Inocencio II recognized the order of the Templar in the year 1139. The stamp of the Templar, emblem of the order; is two knights mounted on the same horse (representing the duel vocation of the order - religious and military) with the inscription in Latin "sigilum militum Xpisti" - (Stamp of Christ's militia).
The Templar Knight Gold Sword by Marto of Toledo Spain has a tempered steel blade with 24K Gold etchings on the upper third with the Templar cross in red. The very elaborate hilt is in 24K Gold plated cast metal with many figures in relief and some in Silver plated inlays, depicting templar symbols. The disk shaped pommel frames a red Templar cross, badge of the Order.