A Frankish sword with silver inlay, 8th/9th Century Double-edged blade with shallow fullers on both sides. The quillons curve toward the blade and have remnants of geometric silver plate inlays on both sides. Slightly tapered tang with a broad pommel plate. Blade and tang have traces of wood stuck to them from scabbard or grip respectively. Length: 89.5 cm. Early sword type of high quality craftsmanship in good condition, historic, historical, 9th century, 8th century, sword, swords, weapons, arms, weapon, arm, fighting device, military, militaria, object, obje, Additional-Rights-Clearences-NA

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A Frankish sword with silver inlay, 8th/9th Century Double-edged blade with shallow fullers on both sides. The quillons curve toward the blade and have remnants of geometric silver plate inlays on both sides. Slightly tapered tang with a broad pommel plate. Blade and tang have traces of wood stuck to them from scabbard or grip respectively. Length: 89.5 cm. Early sword type of high quality craftsmanship in good condition, historic, historical, 9th century, 8th century, sword, swords, weapons, arms, weapon, arm, fighting device, military, militaria, object, obje, Additional-Rights-Clearences-NA
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Image ID: CYRXHX
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