An original Roman pugio with a Type B blade and a Type A scabbard. The pugio was a dagger used by Roman soldiers as a sidearm. It seems likely that the pugio was intended as an auxiliary weapon. Very nice shape for being almost two thousand years old.
ROMAN BOY'S GLADIUS, ATTRIBUTED TO A ROMAN OFFICER'S SON Material: Iron and Bronze Era: 2nd to 3rd C. AD Culture: Roman Provincial Style: Roman Origin: From an Old English private collection