This medieval rondel dagger is based on a river find from the Thames and is now held in a private collection – mid 14thC.
This comes from the early days of the rondel when the front disc had arrived, but a pommel still formed the end of the grip rather than another disc rondel as came later.
Single edged with 25cm blade and comes with a leather sheath with incised acanthus decoration and bronze chape. Grip is box wood and studded with small copper nails.
Grip length –10cm/4"
Blade length – 25cm/9.75"
Overall length – 36cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 8mm
Handle components – Bronze, boxwood
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