There shall exist in Ansteorra an award unto which shall be given by the Crown unto persons who have served a shire or other official branch of the SCA other than a barony, well and faithfully, above and beyond what is expected of them. They shall have consistently displayed an understanding and respect for the traditions, laws, and customs of Ansteorra and the SCA.
The Award may be given to an individual more than once, but only once for any particular branch.
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to be styled and announced in procession as “Holder of the Sable Comet of Ansteorra for service in [shire or branch name].”
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to wear a medallion or pin depicting the badge of the Award.
The badge of the Award shall be [Fieldless] A comet headed of a mullet of five greater and five lesser points fesswise reversed sable.
Holders of the Award shall take precedence after the companions of the various
baronial orders and before a simple Award of Arms. The Awards of the Sable
Comet of Ansteorra and the Compass Rose of Ansteorra are held to be of equal
The Sable Comet of Ansteorra was created by the 8th Crown, Sigmund the Wingfooted and Sieglinde Syr.