SUSS-7F1E82: Post-medieval :  Pin

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PIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7F1E82

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1700
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jeff Taylor
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
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

Discovery circumstances: Primary finder is amateur archaeologist, secondary finder is original finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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