PIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7F1E82

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A cast copper alloy pin, dating to the post-medieval period. The pin head and shank survive. The shaft has been bent and has broken off before the tip. The pin head is very large and formed from two joined together hemispheres, the joint is visible. The head is hollow. The metal is a mid reddish-brown colour and pitted.

Notes:

Found by a detectorist. Collection handed to amateur archaeologist as the finder moved abroad.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 40.2 mm
Weight: 7.61 g
Diameter: 19.79 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jeff Taylor - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: East Sussex
District: Lewes
To be known as: Glynde

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 12th September 2007
Updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014

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