Most Expensive Medieval Weapons

Moment passed but it took a muscular place in history for many reasons. In the past, medieval era has been acknowledged as one of the golden periods when talent, civilization, knowledge, and humanity touched its fabulous height. Before the progression of the modern atrocious killing weapons, the battles were very dreadful, cruel and blood-spattered. Many weapons responsible for the brutal act of war have become legendary for their owners or the war. Famous medieval weapons have the appeal to add glamour to an environment. If you have to make a historic atmosphere in residence you can think to choose one of these medieval weapons.

1. 18th Century Boateng Saber ($ 7.7 million)

18th century boateng saber

This stunning single edge blade is a symbol related to the Chinese Emperor Qianlong. It was sold in auction twice, first in 2006 for $5.93 million and later in 2008 for $7.7 million. This S-shaped saber is made of steel decorated with gold, silver and copper. 

2. Napoleon Bonaparte’s Gold-Encrusted Saber ($6.5 million)

napoleon bonaparte gold encrusted saber

The famous emperor Napoleon Bonaparte used this gold-encrusted saber at the Battle of Marengo in 1800 while he prevailed over the colonized Austrian force from Italy. It was kept under the Bonaparte family from generation to generation until sold in France in 2007.

3. 15th Century Nasrid Period Ear-Dagger ($6 million)

15th century nasrid period ear dagger

Originating in North Africa, Ear daggers are the symbol of magnificence of the Nasrid period. In the 15th and 16th century they were extensively used in Spain. The decoration of the blade is clearly shows a man hunting numbers of animal with crossbow.


4. Shah Jahan’s Personal Dagger ($3.3 million)

shah jahans personal dagger

This dagger is belongs to the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, ruled from 1628-1657. It is a symbol of Mughal arty-craft. It is made of steel taping with gold decoration on either side.

5. "The Gem of the Orient” Knife ($2.1 million)

the gem of the orient knife

6. Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Presentation Sword ($1.6 million)

ulysses s

7. Qianlong Imperial Hunting Knife ($1.24 million)

qianlong imperial hunting knife

8. 17th Century Indian Talwar Blade ($717,800)

17th century indian talwar blade

9. Admiral Lord Nelson’s French Officer Sword ($541,720)

admiral lord nelsons french officer sword

10. 13th Century Kamakura Katana ($418,000)

13th century kamakura katana

Symbol of periodic artwork, medieval weapons are not only for being in the museum. They can add an ethnic value to the modern apartment, office buildings etc. By owning one of this you may got the chance to being a part of history.

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