Norwegian Viking Sword, Petersen Type E. 9th-10th Century
Norwegian Viking Sword Petersen Type E sword 9th-10th century
Add some Viking atmosphere to your home décor or costume with this Viking sword reproduction. Based on an original artifact from the 9th-10th century held by the national Museum of Denmark.
The sword has a long slender blade with a detailed solid brass three lobed pommel and cylinder shape hilt with a distinguishing array of circular indentations.
The sword has a leather wrapped grip and includes a brown and black leather scabbard with 145 cm belt with brass buckle.
Classified as a type E sword by the historian Jan Petersen in in the book De Norske Vikingesverd. A photo of an original artifact recently sold at auction by Bonham’s is shown in the photos below.
Petersen estimated this sword type to first have been made as early first half of the ninth century and is particularly associated with the region around Trondheim Norway.
- Overall Length : 97cm (38")
- Blade Length : 80cm (31.5")
- grip Length : 12.5cm (4.75")
- Approx Weight of Sword : 1.275 Kg
Please note this is a decorative sword and not suited for re-enactment combat.