El Cid Colada

A sword which, alongside La Tizona, was attributed in the Poem of El Cid and subsequent tradition to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, known as El Cid.
Imágenes de Colada del Cid en latón rústico y puño de madera. Brass/rustic/wood grip
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Sales price: 218 €
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Material Hilt Finish Hilt Material Grip Finish Grip
Scabbard
Grip
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Description

 

History:

"A sword which, alongside La Tizona, was attributed in the Poem of El Cid and subsequent tradition to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, known as El Cid. It is part of the Treasury of the Catholic Monarchs at the Alcázar in Segovia."

Craftsmen Records:

The hilt has twisted quillons and knuckle-guard and a spherical pommel.

Blade which is almond-shaped in cross-section, with a shallow central fuller from the tang and with a rounded point. The fuller is engraved with the legend «'IO SOI COLADA Q[ue] FUE FECHA EN LA ERA DE MIL E QVARENTA», (I am Colada, made in the year 1040) on one side, and on the other «'AVE MARIA GRATIA PLENA DOMINUS MECUM' » (Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee).

*Brass and rustic range do not include engravings. If desired it, write "engrave text" in the etching form field.

 

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