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Roman Spear

Price: $124.00
SKU:AH3501
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Roman Spear


7 foot (hasta) spear comprised of hand forged carbon steel and hard wood, featuring a metal ball and end cap. Ships in 2 easily assembled sections

Price: $124.00
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Details

Material: Hand forged carbon steel and attached to a hardwood shaft.

Size: 7" length.
Weighted ball just under the socket.
End cap.


Historical Period: Hastae were carried by early Roman Legionaries, in particular they were carried by and gave their name to those Roman soldiers known as Hastati. During Republican times, the hastati were re-armed with pila and gladii and the hasta was only retained by the triarii.

Inspiration: A Roman coin showing an antoninianus of Carinus holding pilum and globe.

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