Probably Dutch. Iron hilt with flattened recurved knuckle bow with medial expansion decorated with foliate splay. Double waisted medial ring guard and faceted pommel. The pommel, ring guard, and both terminals of the cross guard decorated with a flower. Double bar guard to the back connected by a thumb ring. Wire wrapped grip. 30 1/8" blade with deep broad fullers bearing an indecipherable inscription. A civilian sword worn on the streets during the treacherous period of the Thirty Years' War and the religious unrest which led up to it.