Roman Gladius Decorative Sword$200(Lincoln, CA)
Roman Gladius Sword, hand made in Spain and is exquisite collectors piece. The sword is the Mainz type, used between the 2nd century B.C. and the 1st century A.D. It measures 28" in overall length, and is a historic replica with a forged and fully tempered stainless steel blade that has been mirror polished; thus will not rust and requires minimum care. The 440 steel blade comes factory dull and features Roman symbols and styled designs etched down the center. The polished brass plated cast metal is ornate with figures sculpted in relief, while the hand grip is ring divided in anatomically worked wood. The richly detailed decorative model Roman sword, includes two decorative oval shaped pewter inlays, one on each side.