Kitae [forging pattern]: Ko-mokume hada, becoming itame in places
Hamon [tempering pattern]: A wide notare-midare in nie, with sunagaeshi and wide nioiguchi
Boshi [tip]: Ko-maru with much hakikake, almost kaen-boshi
Nakago [tang]: O-suriage with 3 mekugi-ana, kuri-jiri and machi-okuri, mumei
In shirasaya [plain wood scabbard]
Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 64.8 cm, 25 1/2 in.
Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 2 cm, 1 2/11 in.
Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 3 cm, 1 1/4 in.
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Juyo Token [Important Sword], no. 12200046 issued by the Nihon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword], dated Heisei 12 (2000).
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