IOW-8C1B62: Post-Medieval or Modern: Nail

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NAIL

Unique ID: IOW-8C1B62

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete post-Medieval or Modern copper-alloy nail (c. 1700-c. 1950).

The edges are sharp.

The head, 9.5mm x 9.0mm, is flat and plain on the top. The tapering shank is sub-oval in cross-section for a short length beneath the head and is square in cross-section for the remainder of its length. There is a ridge beneath the head.

The nail has a green patina overall.

Length: 50.0mm; maximum width of shank beneath the head: 4.0mm. Weight: 4.23g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 4.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th December 2018 - Sunday 30th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-2-22

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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