Material: Hand forged carbon steel and attached to a hardwood shaft.
Size: 7" length.
Weighted ball just under the socket.
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.