Roundel Dagger Pommel

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Object type: Dagger
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 01/08/2021
Location: Tawstock, Devon


A roundel dagger pommel dating to c. 1350 – c. 1600. Roundel daggers, named after the round hand guard and pommel, were a long and slim stiff-bladed dagger. Used by a variety of people from merchants to knights as a weapon or utility tool.