Today, I was wondering, what could Alucard's hand symbol mean, and I spent the whole day searching about it, but nothing.
I need full information about this?

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This fictional pentagram is the seal of the Hellsing family. The pentagram on the back of Alucard's (a hellsing character) glove is inscribed: "Hellsing - Hell's Gate arrested - Gott Mit Uns (God With Us) - And shine heaven now." The runes are written in the Trithemian (Thebean) alphabet, and the other symbols are a combination of Japanese, Kanji (or, Chinese), and alchemist symbols.

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Two of the five symbols in center, are alchemist symbols. I`m able to recognize symbols for Uranus and Neptune (Neptunus). The other symbols are coming from Japanese (Katakana or Hiragana or Kanji), or Chinese alphabet, but meaning of those symbols exceeds my knowledge, and maybe they are modified to some extension.

I can`t say with 100% accuracy, but since Uranus and Neptune represent the symbols for Sky/Air (Uranus God of Sky) and Water (Neptune God of Water) the other represent other elements (fire,earth,metal), bottom one highly resembles Japanese kanji symbol for fire.

Translated runes from Thebean script (alphabet), after some corrections should go like this: Translation

  • Thinking over the cannon and how Alucard is bound to protect the head of the hellsing family; I would not take this binding seal being to the organization but the family itself.
    – user53422
    May 19, 2020 at 21:54

You got 2 pentagrams in the center, symbolising most probably his duality, since he is evil but hunts evil beings.

Near the triangles, you see 5 symbols, with represents in a way or another the pentagram. The "PSI" sign can be linked to the spirit, psychē (meaning “breath, principle of life, life, soul,”. As a deduction, the rest are also symbols of the elements.

In the inner circle you see Hellsing, the name of the organisation, and since he is part of it, it has blesses and values "Gott mitt uns"(God with us), "Shine heaven now"(their "value").

Outer circle are some runes i have no idea about, and below, it's 812, which I think it's Gematria code, in which 812 can be calculated from: (commit to antichrist, i am archangel azrael, satanist pastor,narcissistic beasts etc.)

Above the number, it can be the layers of the organisation. In old times, they had stacking signs to explain a person's worth (we still have them in police or military).

Everything is just a personal opinion and might be false. Take it with a grain of salt :)


So most of what everyone here is saying is more or less accurate. One layer of complexity I’ve found regarding this symbol is how closely it resembles the seals of Goetia From the lesser key of Solomon; dark age alchemical efforts to conjure and bind demons to serve. This ties pretty closely with Alucards backstory, and in the OVA. There’s a flashback in the OVA where the seal of Solomon is literally seen sitting on Papa Hellsing’s desk also, which lends a lot of credence to the theory that Alucard was bound to the service of the family through the use of Goetia. All told it’s a pretty funky little bit of history to bring up at parties.

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