PIN

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

Chronology

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

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY-SA licence (unless stated otherwise).

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.

Similar objects

Find number: WILT-E8DA70
Object type: HOARD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
A hoard of c.114 Bronze Age objects spanning the Early Bronze Age to the Earliest Iron Age and probably deposited c.800-600 BC. Abbreviati…
Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

Find number: WILT-038191
Object type: HOARD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
In 2012 a Middle Bronze Age hoard was discovered while metal detecting on cultivated land. The find consists of 41 copper alloy objects split…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Find number: SUSS-C5D042
Object type: HOARD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
Treasure Case 2011 T192 'Near Lewes' Hoard: The Barbican House Museum in Lewes and the Sussex Archaeological Society hope to acquire. Curat…
Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

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

This page is available in: qrcode json xml geojson rdf representations.

Social Bookmarking: