This Viking Age sword, which has the characteristic appearance of a Type D Viking sword according to Jan Petersen's typology De Norsk Vikingesverd (1919)
Based on an original in the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, our Peterson Type D Viking Sword is typical of those wielded by Viking warriors of the 9th and 10th centuries. The ornately crafted hilt signifying that its owner was of high status. The hilt fittings have been cast in bronze and mounted using the traditional method of construction; riveting a cap over the pommel base.

At the base of the guard is a protective strip of felt that can be removed if required. It features a forged and tempered blunt high carbon steel blade.
The leather bound wooden scabbard is decorated with bronze “knotwork” fittings of Norse origin and features a suspension loop allowing it to be fastened to a belt of baldric.
The blade is blunt, double-edged high carbon steel blade with a wide fuller. The finely crafted hilt, guard and pommel are cast in bronze.

The sword's scabbard is made of leather-wrapped wood. Its chape, throat and belt loop are also made of bronze and richly adorned.
Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.
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Viking Sword with Bronze Hilt Peterson Type D

£225.00Price
  • Overall length: approx. 97 cm
    Blade length: approx. 80 cm
    Handle length: approx. 17 cm
    Weight: approx. 1650 g