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CATEGORY 24 HERALDRY, COINS, EMBLEMS, SYMBOLS
24.1.

SHIELDS

24.3.

SEALS, STAMPS

24.5.

MEDALS, COINS, DECORATIONS, ORDERS

24.7.

FLAGS

24.9.

CROWNS, DIADEMS

24.11.

EMBLEMS, INSIGNIA

24.13.

CROSSES

24.15.

ARROWS

24.17.

SIGNS, NOTATIONS, SYMBOLS

 24.1

SHIELDS

*24.1.1

Shields containing neither a figurative element nor an inscription

*24.1.3

Shields containing representations of geometrical figures or solids, lines, bands or partitions

*24.1.5

Shields containing other figurative elements or inscriptions

*24.1.17

Shields with figurative elements or inscriptions placed outside

*24.1.23

Several shields

*24.1.25

Shields of unusual shape

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.1
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.1.5
A24.1.7

Shields containing representations of heavenly bodies or natural phenomena

A24.1.8

Shields containing representations of human beings or parts of the human body, with or without armour

A24.1.9

Shields containing representations of animals or parts of animals’ bodies

A24.1.10

Shields containing representations of plants

A24.1.11

Shields containing representations of landscapes, dwellings, buildings or structural works

A24.1.12

Shields containing representations of manufactured or industrial articles

A24.1.13

Shields containing other figurative elements

A24.1.15

Shields containing inscriptions

Auxiliary Section Associated with Principal Sections 24.1.1, 24.1.3, 24.1.5, 24.1.17, 24.1.23, 24.1.25
A24.1.16

Incomplete shields

Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.1.17
A24.1.18

Shields surmounted by figurative elements or inscriptions

A24.1.19

Shields with supporters

A24.1.20

Shields with figurative elements or inscriptions placed outside in any other way

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 24.3

SEALS, STAMPS

*24.3.1

Seals or stamps

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.3
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.3.1
A24.3.2

Seals or stamps attached or applied to a document, ribbon or other object

A24.3.7

Seals or stamps, circular

A24.3.8

Seals or stamps, elliptical

A24.3.9

Seals or stamps having some other form

A24.3.11

Seals or stamps with representations of heavenly bodies or natural phenomena

A24.3.12

Seals or stamps with representations of human beings or parts of the human body

A24.3.13

Seals or stamps with representations of animals or parts of animals’ bodies

A24.3.14

Seals or stamps with representations of plants

A24.3.15

Seals or stamps with representations of landscapes, dwellings, buildings or structural works

A24.3.16

Seals or stamps with representations of manufactured or industrial articles

A24.3.17

Seals or stamps with representations of geometrical figures or solids

A24.3.18

Seals or stamps with inscriptions

A24.3.19

Seals or stamps with other figurative elements

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 24.5

MEDALS, COINS, DECORATIONS, ORDERS

*24.5.1

One medal or coin

 24.5.5

Two medals or coins

 24.5.7

More than two medals or coins

*24.5.20

Decorations, orders

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.5
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.5.1
A24.5.2

One medal or coin with the representation of a human head or a human being

A24.5.3

One medal or coin with some other figurative element

Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.5.20
A24.5.21

Golden fleece

A24.5.25

Other decorations or orders

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 24.7

FLAGS

*24.7.1

One flag

*24.7.3

Two or more flags

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.7
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.7.3
A24.7.5

Flags in clusters

A24.7.11

Flags in the form of a banderole

Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Sections 24.7.1, 24.7.3
A24.7.13

Flags of which the part farthest from the staff is rounded or tapers to a point or swallow tail

A24.7.15

Flags in the form of a triangle

Auxiliary Section Associated with Principal Section 24.7.3
A24.7.21

Several flags on the same flagstaff, on the same cable

Auxiliary Section Associated with Principal Sections 24.7.1, 24.7.3
A24.7.23

Stylized flags

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 24.9

CROWNS, DIADEMS

*24.9.1

Crowns closed at the top (by cap of estate or chapeau)

*24.9.2

Crowns open at the top

*24.9.3

Stylized or fanciful crowns

 24.9.4

Diadems

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.9
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Sections 24.9.1, 24.9.2, 24.9.3
A24.9.5

One crown

A24.9.6

Two or more crowns

A24.9.7

Crowns with spheres on the tips of the points

A24.9.8

Crowns having the upper rim indented to resemble towers or battlements

A24.9.9

Crowns having three triangular points

A24.9.10

Crowns having more than three triangular points

A24.9.11

Crowns with points in the form of arrows

A24.9.12

Crowns with foliage dominant

A24.9.13

Crowns surmounted with a cross

A24.9.14

Crowns accompanied by a letter, monogram or numeral(s)

A24.9.16

Crowns accompanied by another inscription

A24.9.20

Crowns with representations of human beings or parts of the human body

A24.9.21

Crowns with representations of animals or parts of animals’ bodies

A24.9.22

Crowns with representations of plants

A24.9.23

Crowns with representations of manufactured or industrial articles

A24.9.24

Crowns with another figurative element

A24.9.25

Crowns presenting other characteristics

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 24.11

EMBLEMS, INSIGNIA

 24.11.1

Roman ensigns, lictors’ fasces, sceptres

 24.11.3

Staves with wings (Mercury’s staff)

 24.11.5

Crooked sticks, shepherds’ crooks, pastoral staffs

 24.11.7

Neptune’s tridents

 24.11.11

Globes surmounted by a cross

 24.11.13

Mitres

 24.11.14

Mercury’s helmet (with wings)

 24.11.15

Star of David

 24.11.16

Horns of plenty

 24.11.17

Chinese symbol of good luck (Ruyi)

 24.11.18

Signs, drawings or other figurative elements recognized as emblems or insignia

 24.11.21

Braid (as decoration of honour or rank), cockades

 
Note: Not including chevrons, which are placed in the same section as angles (26.3.23).
 24.11.25

Other emblems or insignia

 
Note: (a) Including evil eye.
 (b) Not including representations of the serpent and cup (3.11.1), the serpent and staff (3.11.1), imperial eagles (3.7.1) and torches (13.1.5).
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 24.13

CROSSES

*24.13.1

Greek cross, St. Andrew’s cross

*24.13.2

Latin cross, tau cross

*24.13.3

Cross of Lorraine, Papal cross

*24.13.4

Maltese cross

*24.13.5

Crosses formed by inscriptions

*24.13.25

Other crosses

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.13
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Sections 24.13.1, 24.13.2, 24.13.3, 24.13.4, 24.13.5, 24.13.25
A24.13.9

Crosses formed by intersecting lines

A24.13.13

Crosses containing an inscription

A24.13.14

Crosses accompanied by an inscription

A24.13.17

Crosses containing a figurative element

A24.13.21

Crosses with rays or radiating lines

A24.13.22

Crosses within a circle or a polygon

A24.13.23

Crosses within a square or a rectangle

A24.13.24

Crosses within any other figurative element

A24.13.26

Incomplete crosses

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 24.15

ARROWS

 
Note: Including darts.
*24.15.1

One arrow

*24.15.2

Two arrows, double-headed arrows

*24.15.3

More than two arrows

 24.15.21

Arrowheads

 
Note: Not including arrowheads in the form of angles (26.3.23).
Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.15
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Sections 24.15.1, 24.15.2, 24.15.3
A24.15.5

Arrows with barbs

A24.15.7

Arrows combined with a letter, monogram or numeral(s)

A24.15.8

Arrows combined with any other inscription (except A 24.15.17)

A24.15.11

Arrows combined with any other figurative element (except A 24.15.13 and A 24.15.15)

A24.15.13

Arrows forming a circle, an arc of a circle or a ring

A24.15.15

Arrows forming any other geometrical figure

A24.15.17

Arrows formed by an inscription

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 24.17

SIGNS, NOTATIONS, SYMBOLS

*24.17.1

Punctuation marks

 24.17.3

Asterisks

*24.17.5

Mathematical signs

*24.17.10

Musical symbols

 24.17.15

Astronomical or astrological signs, signs of the zodiac, signs for masculine or feminine

 24.17.17

At-symbol (@)

 24.17.18

Currency symbols

 24.17.19

Recycling symbol

 24.17.20

Check signs

 24.17.21

Yin and yang symbol

 24.17.22

Peace symbol

 24.17.23

Prohibition symbol

 
Note: Not including traffic signs and indicator boards (18.7).
 24.17.24

Pin icons

 24.17.25

Other signs, notations or symbols

Auxiliary Sections of Groups 24.17
Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.17.1
A24.17.2

Dots

A24.17.4

Exclamation marks, question marks

Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.17.5
A24.17.6

Several mathematical signs

A24.17.7

Mathematical signs combined with figures or letters

A24.17.8

Symbol of infinity

A24.17.9

Other mathematical symbols

Auxiliary Sections Associated with Principal Section 24.17.10
A24.17.11

Treble clefs alone

A24.17.12

Notes alone

A24.17.13

Treble clefs with notes and stave or with stave alone

A24.17.14

Other musical symbols

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