This is a replica of the well-known holy spear, also known as Spear of Destiny. The original can be seen at the Hofburg in Vienna. In the 10th century the spear came into the possession of the Holy Roman emperors. The silver ribbon with the inscription 'Nail of the lord' was applied by Hendrik IV in 1084. In 1273, the lance was first used during coronations. Around 1350, Charles I had placed a golden case over the silver one with the words 'Lancea et clavus Domini' (Lance and nail of the Lord).
This spearhead is wrapped round with silver thread and a brass casing and comes with a velvet sheath. It is made of carbon steel. The total length is 47 cm and it weighs approx. 950 grams. This spear is delivered excluding shaft.
Length: 47 cm;
Weight: 950 g
Ring diameter: 2,5 cm
Material: En45 spring steel hardness 48-50 HRC.
Shaft included: no
Based on a historic original: yes
Transport weight (grams): 2000 *
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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