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Suontaka

This is a reconstruction of the famous Finish Princess Viking sword. The original was found in an 11th century grave near the village of Suontaka.

The cross and pommel are bronze with zoomorphic animal designs. The guard is peened to the tang and the pommel is keyed and hot peened. The grip is leather over a wood core. Prototype scabbard is leather over a wood core with matching bronze chape and locket.

Statistics

 

Overall length:

37 1/2 inches

Blade length:

30 1/2 inches

Blade width at base:

2 1/4 inches

Blade thickness at base:

1/4 inch

Cross width:

5 3/8 inches

Grip length:

4 inches

POB measured from end of grip:

5 1/4 inches from end of grip

Weight:

3 pounds 4 ounces

This sword is no longer available. A new sword could be made for $2500. Scabbard can be made for $800.