Roman pugio

length: 16 1/4"
blade: 11 1/2"
blade width: 2 1/8" max
grip: 4 1/2"
guard: 3"
weight: 1 lb 3 oz

Recreation of a Roman legionaries' general purpose sidearm: dagger, eating knife, stake trimmer, strap cutter, etc. Hand forged file surfaced leaf shaped blade has a thin diamond cross section. Unsharpened. Wood grip and scabbard, brass pommel and crossguard. Contemporary pugio by weaponsmith Tom Hyle of Colorado.