This dagger is a replica of an original from the 1st century AD found in Pompeii. Pugiones like this were used all over the Roman Empire, but they weren't part of the standard equipment of the legionair. Roman soldiers probably bought them as a private property.
This pugio is made of carbon steel and has the typical shapes of a pugio from the period of Emperor Augustus, 1st century AD and 2nd half of the 2nd century AD. This dagger comes with an iron scabbard that is made after an original found in the Rhineland. The pugio is 34,5 cm long, with a blade of 22 cm long. It weighs 700 grams.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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