A great Thracian warrior enlisted by the Roman Army who is ultimately forced into the gladiator arena, Spartacus emerges a hero in leading a slave revolt against the Roman republic. The shield that Spartacus (played by the late Andy Whitfield) uses on-screen in multiple battles during the Starz epic’s first season is now available to the winning bidder at VIP Fan Auctions. The distinctive 22.5-inch gladiator shield was created exclusively for the series by the Spartacus props department. Click here for photos of this amazing piece of television history – and place your bid before the auction ends!