Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Tuesday 19th September 2017

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Finds recorded for this period

County Objects Records
DUR 237 199

Finds recorded by these 5 users

Fullname Username Institution Objects Records
benjamin westwood benwestwood DUR 33 33
Ann Lipscombe annlipscombe DUR 76 76
Simon Lipscombe lipscombe160 DUR 77 39
Ellen Gilbert ellengilbert1 DUR 28 28
Des Murphy mugsythe1cat DUR 23 23
237 199

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 11 9
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1 1
IRON AGE 3 3
MEDIEVAL 68 65
MESOLITHIC 2 2
MODERN 18 18
NEOLITHIC 2 2
POST MEDIEVAL 102 69
ROMAN 27 27
UNKNOWN 3 3
237 199

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
DUR 39
39

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 6 6
February 4 4
March 4 4
April 9 9
May 32 32
June 63 27
July 47 45
August 50 50
September 22 22
237 199

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 27 25
2015 1 1
2016 29 29
2017 179 143
2018 1 1
237 199

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Chance find during metal detecting 12 10
Metal detector 223 187
Other chance find 2 2
237 199

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 53 20
Coastland 1 1
Cultivated land 167 162
Grassland, Heathland 5 5
Other 4 4
Woodland 7 7
237 199

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 48 15
6 figure reference 31 28
10 figure reference 157 155
12 figure reference 1 1
237 199