Unique ID: BH-A097B4

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper-alloy pin or tool of uncertain date. No parallel could be found for this piece which may be associated with metalworking or leatherworking. The head of the object is conical, tapering to a rounded point at the top. The shaft is of circular section and extends to a sharp point. The artefact measures 46.6mm long, 4.5mm wide and weighs 2.63g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Length: 46.6 mm
Width: 4.5 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/201 - 21

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Undated tool or pin

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: North Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 2nd November 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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