That sucks, makes you think if it's worth a new tire now or plug it until next year.
One summer there was construction going on in a building across my back alley and I got FIVE screws/nails in my tires.
If it was my bike I would probably run it in a plug for a few weeks. It looks like a reasonable candidate for a plug. Last year I got one on a new tire 50 kms and ran a plug the whole season....I did keep an eye on it and I have a TPMS on this bike so I can be sure I have proper air pressure at all times.
Here's a couple of pics at the begging and end of life for that tire with the plug for anyone curious.
I got the mushroom plug treatment - back in business. I've done this in the past and had no issues, even at above 200 kph speeds... the structure is fine; it's just the air-holding capacity that gets damaged.
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