This sword has been based on a sword found in the river Thames at Kings Reach in London. It is now kept in the British Museum, inventory number 1856, 7-1 1404.
It falls into the Petersen type L category and would have been used from the late 10th to early 11th Century.
The original has an inscription on one side of the blade that reads Ingelrii, possibly a competing workshop to the famous Ulfhberht swords.
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The blade is made blunt for reenactment battles (minimum 2mm edge and point rounded off to a 25mm diameter)
You can add etched decoration to the blade.