El Cid Miniature Sword Limited edition. Legendary sword of the famous Spanish hero. Silver and bronze finish.
The Tizona and Colada Swords belonged to the Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as "El Cid Campeador" in the 11th century. He was the prototype of the knight and a loyal vassal who took part with his king, Alphonse VI, in the conquest of Toledo. Subsequently, El Cid conquered the city, and kingdom of Valencia (which he ruled there until his death in 1099) from the Arabians (Moors).
This LIMITED EDITION Miniature El Cid Colada Sword by Marto of Toledo Spain has a double-edged Toledo steel blade. The hilt is of Bronze plated cast metal with twisted quillons and knuckle-guard, grip wrapped in a metal string with a spheric pommel.
Overall length: 7 1/4 inches.
Blade length: 6 inches.