Seller: howardturner (748) 100%, Location: Ridgefield, Connecticut, Ships to: US, Item: 253839705294 If you have ever wondered what type of nails the Romans were using for Crucifixions please look at this Roman nail.. This crucifixion type nail was used by the Romans in the Holy Lands and elsewhere in the Roman Empire arounf the time of Christ. The nail is nearly 6 1/2" long and dates 100 BC-100 AD. It has a lovely green patina and is unusal in its length. Purchase from Passgaes to Antiquity in 2004 and has a COA from them.