Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Sunday 31st December 2017

These archives can be searched to find out what was found on a particular day of the year. We have been recording digitally since 2016.

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 275
  • Total records: 139

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
MAS MAS 275 139
275 139

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
MAS 275 139
275 139

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
24 24
MEDIEVAL 2 2
MODERN 15 14
NINETEENTH CENTURY 173 61
PALAEOLITHIC 2 2
POST MEDIEVAL 58 35
UNKNOWN 1 1
275 139

Number of recorders per institution

Institution Number of finders
MAS 21
21

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 3 2
February 3 3
March 8 7
April 3 3
May 18 14
June 34 9
July 55 24
August 48 25
September 52 20
October 35 22
November 12 8
December 4 2
275 139

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
1970 1 1
1994 1 1
1999 1 1
2012 1 1
2015 3 2
2016 4 4
2017 264 129
275 139

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
No method of discovery recorded 24 24
Coastal walking 9 7
Controlled archaeological investigation 1 1
Diving 224 94
Fishing 17 13
275 139

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 273 138
Coastland 2 1
275 139

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 89 50
6 figure reference 28 13
10 figure reference 158 76
275 139