A knightly broadsword, the 35 3/4” diamond section blade tapering gently through its length. One side inlaid in silver with a cross with serifed arms, known in heraldry as a cross potent, within a circle. Straight cross guard of circular section expanding slightly from the center. Broad flat tang and heavy bronze wheel form pommel balancing the blade. The pommel with the raised center bearing an incised device each side. The front with a saltier with quartered stars and the reverse with a chevron interspersed with stars. The beveled edge with a cross potent to the top each side and other characters surrounding the center. Swords of this type are well represented on church brasses and stone reliefs in England. Excellent condition for its age.
Stock Number: FNS2870

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