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ID Name Province Erasort icon Mei
0000-0167 Munetsugu
固山備前介藤原宗次
koyama bizen suke fujiwara munetsugu
0000-0167 Munetsugu
安政三年八月日
ansei 3 nen 8 gatsu hi
0000-0175 Masashige
肥州平戸住正重
hishū hirado ju masashige
0000-0175 Masashige
寛文十一二月日
kanbun 11 2 gatsu hi
0000-0180 Hankei
繁慶
hankei
0000-0181 Taneyoshi
近江國住胤吉作
omi kuni ju taneyoshi saku
0000-0181 Taneyoshi
慶応ニ寅年ニ月日
keio 2 tora nen 2 gatsu hi
0000-0182 Yukihiro
一肥前國出羽守行廣 延宝六年ニ月日
ichi hizen kuni dewa no kami yukihiro enpo 6 nen 2 gatsu hi
0000-0182 Yukihiro
奉献納大神宮剣一振
hōkennō dai-jingu ken 1 furi
0000-0184 Kunisada
和泉守國定
izumi no kami kunisada
0000-0186 Yukitsugu
行次
yukitsugu
0000-0201 Munetsugu
備前介藤原宗次
bizen no suke fujiwara munetsugu
0000-0201 Munetsugu
明治ニ年八月日
meiji 2 nen 8 gatsu hi
0000-0202 Ko-Mihara Katana
中川左平太手二テ立
nakagawa saheita te-nite tachi
0000-0202 Ko-Mihara Katana
手前二テ脇毛落ス
temae nite waki-ge otosu
0000-0216 Masahiro
近江守法城寺橘正弘
omi no kami hōjōji tachibana masahiro
0000-0228 Suketsugu
備中國
bitchu kuni
0000-0230 Yoshitake
出雲大掾藤原妙吉武作
izumo daijō fujiwara myō yoshitake saku
0000-0234 Nobutaka
尾張國八代目信高
owari kuni 8 dai me nobutaka
0000-0234 Nobutaka
文化十一年九月吉日
bunka 11 nen 9 gatsu kichijitsu
0000-0235 Yasuyoshi
靖吉
yasuyoshi
0000-0235 Yasuyoshi
昭和十七年二月吉日
showa 17 nen 2 gatsu kichijitsu
0000-0236 Tadayoshi
肥前國住近江守忠吉
hizen kuni ju omi no kami tadayoshi
0000-0243 Yoshimasa
源信國平四郎吉政作
minamoto nobukuni heishirō yoshimasa saku
0000-0245 Hiromitsu
松村近江介源廣光作
matsumura omi suke minamoto hiromitsu saku
0000-0245 Hiromitsu
文久四年二月日
bunkyū 4 nen 2 gatsu hi
0000-0265 Masahira
薩摩國藤原正平
satsuma kuni fujiwara masahira
0000-0265 Masahira
諏訪社鉾鉄交忠練之
0000-0265 Masahira
君万歳
kimibanzai
0000-0265 Masahira
慶応二年乙丑菊月
keiō 2 nen kinoto ushi kikuzuki
0000-0307 Naotane
莊司筑前大掾大慶直胤 (花押)
shōji chikuzen daijō taikei naotane (kao)
0000-0307 Naotane
文政十一年仲秋
bunsei 11 nen chūshū
0000-0314 Kunimichi
出羽大掾藤原國路
dewa daijō fujiwara kunimichi
0000-0328 Kunitoshi
國俊
kunitoshi
0000-0329 Kunitoshi
来國俊
rai kunitoshi
0000-0333 Kuniyuki
國行
kuniyuki
0000-0334 Kanenaga
包永
kanenaga
0000-0335 Nobuyoshi
延吉
nobuyoshi
0000-0339 Kunimitsu
國光
kunimitsu
0000-0341 Yukimitsu
行光
yukimitsu
0000-0342 Masamune
城和泉守所持
kizuki izumi no kami shoji
0000-0342 Masamune
正宗磨上 本阿 (花押 公徳)
masamune suriage (hon'a kao - kōtoku)
0000-0351 Nippon Ichi
則重
norishige
0000-0353 Inaba Gō
天正十三年十二月日江本阿彌磨上 (花押)
tenshō 13 nen 12 gatsu hi gō hon'ami suriage (kao)
0000-0353 Inaba Gō
所持稲葉勘右衛門尉
shoji inaba kan'uemonnojō
0000-0360 Shuhan Sadamune
貞宗本阿 (花押)
sadamune hon'ami (kakihan)
0000-0365 Nagayoshi
貞治五年丙午千手院長吉
teiji 5 nen hinoe uma senjuin nagayoshi
0000-0366 Kōsetsu Samonji
筑州住左
chikushū ju sa
0000-0367 Sa
筑州住左
chikushū ju sa
0000-0371 Fudo
行光
yukimitsu