Ancient Roman short sword gladius with a blade of the Spanish type. Used since 200 BC until 20 BC The Spanish gladius was the largest and heaviest of them. The earliest and longest had a expressed leaf-shaped shape.
The sheath of the sword is set with a cast and hammered bronze device.
Blade length: 61-63 cm
Total length of the sword: 83-85 cm
Guard width: 7 cm
Guard width at blade: 6 cm
Blade width at the narrowest point: 4 cm
Guard blade thickness: about 5 mm
Gladius weight 950-1000 gr
Spring Steel, hardening 50 HRC, polished. Hilt – beech, brass. The hilt of the sword is wooden, curly, with brass inserts.