Unique Knights Templar badge designed after a turn-of-the-century jewel. Measures 1-3/4" x 1-3/4", with impressive detail. Shield shape with rich Cloisonne hard enamels and finished in gold plating. The lettering features the Latin "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" meaning "Thus Always To Tyrants". The badge attaches by two post with clutches. This unique uniform accessory could be used by a Commandery for a variety of purposes, such as a distinguished service medal or "Knight of the Year".