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Forged iron, 3 1/8” (3.15”) length with over broad rounded head. Archeological evidence indicates that common nails were used for crucifixions. However, virtually all of those are nails embedded in ankle bones. As the nails for securing hands were in soft tissue, no such combinations survive. For the same reason, the heads of those nails must have been expanded to secure the hands as standard nails would have simply pulled out under the weight of the body.  These large head nails are believed to be for crucifixions and no other function is known or suggested for them. Crucifixions were very common throughout the entire Roman Empire. A recent offering resulted in the purchase of a small group.

Stock Number: B8862


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Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $28.75 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $28.75.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 12 equal monthly payments, with the first months payment being required as a deposit.

You'll need to add an additional $485.00 to your order to qualify.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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