A scepter is an ornamented rod or baton, borne as regalia by a sovereign as a token of authority. The physical scepters borne by monarchs might vary widely; however, as an heraldic charge, the scepter follows a more standardized form, a baton tipped with a fleur-de-lys. The scepter’s use as a charge dates from at least c.1340, in the arms of Kloten or Gloten [Zurich 220]. It’s palewise by default. See also staff.
The Canton of Kynges Creke bears: Vert, two scepters in saltire fretted with a laurel wreath Or, a ford proper.
Suleiman ibn Rawh bears: Vert, a scepter argent.