A Falcata at Praeneste ?

This tomb find has me questioning some of what I’ve written about sword iconography on the republican coin series.

Less worried about this find after seeing the distribution map (Kurtz 1991):

Capture

The BM has six falcata (although I can’t get them to come up on a collection search  in the database).

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