Late Roman sword / Spatha with scabbard, 2nd / 3rd century AD
This Roman spatha is not a one-to-one replica of a historical model, but a reconstruction based on original finds around the 2nd and 3rd centuries.
This Roman longsword has a broad, double-edged blade made of EN45 spring steel with two grooves on each side and an approx. 5 cm long skew below the guard. The cutting edges of the blade are unsharpened.
Screwed to the end of the handle is the continuous blade tang. The handle, with large pommel is made of wood, decorated with brass applications. The handle is decorated with beautiful carvings. The guard has a protective brass plate on the blade side.
The handle section is decorated with carvings and the quillons has a brass protective plate on the blade side.
Details Spatha/ sword with scabbard:
- Material: blade of spring steel EN45 (carbon steel, not stainless), hilt of wood with brass accents
- Total length: approx 99 cm
- Blade length: approx. 78 cm
- Blade thickness: approx. 4 mm / 3.6 mm (cutting edges approx. 1 mm)
- Handle length: approx. 21 cm (handle section approx. 9.5 cm)
- Max. Blade width: about 6 cm
- Center of gravity: about 25 cm in front of the parry
- Incl. wooden scabbard with cover of genuine leather and brass fittings
- Width of the scabbard at the mouth plate: about 8 cm
- Width of the scabbard in front of the Ortband: about 7 cm
- Diameter of the Dosenortband: about 8 cm
- Weight without scabbard: about 1.4 kg
- Weight with scabbard: about 2.16 kg
Scope of supply: 1 x sword incl. Sheath