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Fully Tempered Roman Pugio with Scabbard

  • CUSTOM ENGRAVING AVAILABLE - See Below
  • Fully Tempered High Carbon Steel Available
  • Carved, Stylish Wood Hilt with Grooved Fingerholds
  • Brass Hardware on Dagger and Scabbard
  • Historically Accurate
To Order
Model No.
Price
Availability*
Description
Models
SBA-DAG-PUGIO
$54
11 In Stock
Pugio Dagger
Engrave this item for $15.  Engrave
SBA-DAG-PUGIO-T
$76
6 In Stock
Pugio Dagger,Tempered
Engrave this item for $15.  Engrave
SBA-DAG-PUGIO-T-S
$88
6 In Stock
Sharpened Pugio Dagger,Tempered
Engrave this item for $15.  Engrave
SBA-DAG-PUGIO-SD
$35
Out of Stock
Scrath and Dent Pugio Dagger- minor blemish on wood handle
Accessories
SBA-CAREANDCLEANINGKIT
$4
20+ In Stock
Additional Care and Cleaning Kit (All SBA swords come with one standard)

* Stock items ship from Strongblade in 1-3 days. Please allow an additonal day for engraving or sharpening.
The Pugio dagger was a weapon that was used by both the Romans and the Greeks. It was a very versatile item, useable as both weapon and utility knife. It was also likely that this was the weapon that ultimately killed Julius Caesar (in fact, it seems that all of Julius Caesar's assassins used pugios to finish him off on the Ides of March).

This weapon is a historically accurate example of the roman style pugios worn by soldiers and civilians alike in Rome. It features a beautiful, fully tempered, high-carbon steel blade with a full tang. The blade has the classic "waisted" shape that was so popular among Classic Age blades. The beautifully grained wood hilt is one solid piece of hardwood, polished and tipped with a lustrous brass cap. A polished brass shock plate is set against the base of the guard, perfectly true to actual Pugio examples discovered by archaelogists. A wood scabbard, wrapped in black leather and ornamented with stylish brass collar and tip, comes with this dagger (and complements it nicely, we might add).

Overall, this is probably the nicest functional pugio we carry (nice as in, it says "Excuse me" before it plunges through the hearts of enemies). (Please do not plunge this through anyone's heart. That other sentence was just a figure of speech and a feeble attempt at humor). The tempered blade, handsome design and dazzling scabbard make an admirable addition to any costume or uniform (well, alright, it wouldn't be a very good addition to a Hooters uniform (unless you're into that sort of thing)) and a fine display piece for any home.

Overall: 19.5"
Blade: 12-1/4" long, 2" wide, 3/16" thick
Wt: 1 lb
Care and Cleaning Kit for Swords, Dagger, Helmets and more
Care and Cleaning Kit for Swords, Dagger, Helmets and more
Roman Gladius  Type III with Double Loop Scabbard
Roman Gladius Type III with Double Loop Scabbard
Decorative Roman Pugio Dagger With Double Belt Loops
Decorative Roman Pugio Dagger With Double Belt Loops

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