Lot 1561: Roman Spatha Sword Blade
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd century AD. The blade of an iron spatha longsword, lentoid in section, with rounded tip and stepped shoulder, short square-section tang. Cf. Feug?re, M. Weapons of the Romans, Stroud, 2002, items 150, 151. 483 grams, 80.5cm (31 3/4"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.