In excavated condition, with broad tapering blade with shallow central fuller over two-thirds of its length on each side and retaining traces of an incised inscription along one side, and an incised heraldic shield on the other, hilt comprising slender quillons of circular section widening towards the tips, flat tapering tang, and thick wheel pommel with chamfered edges.
88 cm. blade
Sold for £4,200
The pommel conforms to Oakeshott's Type I with quillons of Style 2. For two swords of similar form see Ewart Oakeshott, The Sword In The Age Of Chivalry, 1964, pl. 8.A and 11.A