Date – latest


The latest probable date at which an event in an object’s history is thought to have occurred.

How to record

Always record the day, month and year in the same order. Always use the same character to separate each component. Be as specific as possible and indicate if the date is not known. Record all four digits for the year.


08/10/1990; 06/1972; 1899; 2017-12-17


Record once only for a Date if required.

Information group

Date information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust