All finds recorded in the Parliamentary constituency of Lewes

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Record ID: SUSS-320627
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete Post Medieval cast copper-alloy sword belt hanger plate from a sword belt, dating to the 16th century AD. The remains of the hanger comprises one of the separately manufactured mounts with an integral suspension hook; this would have been suspended from a horizontal bar with suspension loops and were usually designed in sets of three. The sword belt mount is symmetrical in plan and flat in section with two sets of parallel knops down the edge of the mount, ending in a trefoil design. The suspension hook is U-shaped with a D-shaped cross-section and a globular sphere at the …
Created on: Tuesday 19th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-317EB5
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete lead alloy musket ball dating to the Post Medieval period, dating from AD 1600-1800. The object is sub-spherical in shape and slightly irregular with a semi-circular holllow on the surface, suggesting the object could have been fired. It is cream and light grey in colour. The object is 12.9 mm in diameter and weighs 11.5 g. The mass suggests that it was used in a small musket (Harding 2012).
Created on: Tuesday 19th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-3131AC
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead alloy Post Medieval musket ball dating to AD 1600 - 1800. The ball is sub-spherical, with a slight projection which is likely the remains of the casting sprue; a vertical ridge implies that this residue was trimmed twice. The ball is cream and light grey in colour and has an uneven and pitted surface. The ball is 21.5 mm in length, 18.2 mm in diameter and weighs 34.0 g. The mass suggests that it was used in a musket. Similar to object SWYOR-A60A55 (Harding 2012).
Created on: Tuesday 19th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-9ED15D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flattened and extremely worn Medieval silver penny, probably of Edwardian issue (c. 1272-1377). Mint of York. The coin has been flattened, possibly from modern cultivation damage, which has stretched the coin into an oval shape, obliterating the detail from the obverse and there is a raised pimple at the centre of the coin which is presumably damage from another object in situ pushing up almost through from the reverse of the coin.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Last updated: Sunday 8th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-F9FD55
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A voided long cross penny of Henry III. London mint. Moneyer RENAVD. Class 5(g). North 997. Circa 1258-1265 AD.
Created on: Monday 4th August 2014
Last updated: Thursday 7th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-F94FCA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of acast copper-alloy Early Medieval Great Square-Headed brooch of early Anglo-Saxon date, c. 6th century AD.Only the arched bow and lower portionof the headplate survive;the remainder is now missing due to old damage. Both the bow and headplate are elaborately decorated with abstract and zoomorphic chip-carved designs. The fragment of the head plate is sub-rectangular in shape, including a portion of a raised rectangular border at its upper broken edge, followed by a segment of unclear chip-carved design, with a raised rectangle at its centre which is orientated vertically…
Created on: Monday 4th August 2014
Last updated: Sunday 8th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-91B91B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy Roman radiate or nummus coin, dating to AD 260-402 AD. Reverse type illegible. Mint illegible.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-918DC5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 335-341 (Reece period 17). Very worn obverse. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding one standard. Uncertain mint.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-908E3D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy radiate of Tetricus I dating to the period AD 271 - 274 (Reece Period 13). Reverse type is illegible, depicting Victory standing left holding wreath in right hand and palm against left shoulder in left hand. Mint I. It measures 17.8 mm in diameter, 1.4 mm thick and weighs 1.63 g.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8F3797
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early Medieval cast copper-alloy button brooch of Anglo-Saxon attribution, dating to c. 450-600. The brooch is missing its pin, part of the pin lug and also part of the central plate. The brooch consists of approximately two thirds of the central design, with a fragment of the rim on either side; the central design is an anthropomorphic face with traces of gilding and the mouth, nose and a portion of the eyes are discernible. A central raised vertical nose, with double lines curving upwards from the bridge of the nose to represent eyes, at the end of the nose is a horizo…
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8DD990
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver Post Medieval groat probably of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). The obverse is badly worn and the edges are uneven and ragged. The only inscription remaining on the obverse reads [REX] and on the reverse [SVI] and the shield is visible in the centre. It measures 22.6 mm in length, 18.9 mm wide, 0.9 mm thick and weighs 0.94 g.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8D1B53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Iron Age brooch of La Tene Ib type, dating from 400-275 BC. The remains of the brooch consist of a highly arched body in profile, with an oval cross section. The body is decorated with concentric elongated pointed ovals, which extend from the entire length of the bow and the reverse is smooth. The foot has a small and incomplete sub-rectangular catchplate which is perpendicular to the bow; this is a decorative cross on the reverse. It is missing its foot knop. The spring-head and pin are missing. The brooch has an overall dark green colour. It measu…
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8CA162
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post Medieval cast copper-alloy sub-rectangular double-looped buckle (c.1550-1650). The buckle is rectangular with rounded terminals, which have moulded decoration of four straight lines on both ends; the pin is missing. The strap bar is narrow and off-set, creating two sub-rectangular loops, with a slight lobe formed by the moulding on either side. The reverse of the buckle is flat and slightly bent. The object is covered with light green and white patina and there are small traces of lacquer. It measures 22.3 mm in length, 15.5 mm wide, 1.9 mm thick and weighs 1.34 g.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8BD816
Object type: BELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post Medieval cast copper-alloy bell fragment (c.1500-1750). The fragment consists of an integrally cast suspension loop and part of the upper body of a clapper bell. The suspension loop is sub-semi-circular, with a central, circular hole which is approximately 7.3 mm in diameter; it has a striated surface, caused by filing. The loop is attached to the circular body of the upper bell, which has straight sides which taper outwards. The interior of the fragment has a central area of iron corrosion and a short protrusion, which is likely the remains of the interior clapper …
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-8B6033
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast copper-alloy circular stud, likely of Post Medieval date (c.1500-1700). The stud consists of a circular head, which is slightly convex. The reverse is concave, integrally cast, square cross-sectioned shank which extends approximately from the centre of the reverse. The shank is bent and is now almost parallel to the head; it tapers to a sharp point. The object is dark brown in colour, with areas of light green patina. It measures 26.9 mm in length, 15.9 mm diameter, 5.4 mm thick and weighs 2.05 g. Similar to record WAW-CE6F25.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-7C8F62
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A nearly complete cast, copper-alloy Post Medieval mount, probably dating to the seventeeth century. The mount consists of a pointed oval, convex head. The reverse is concave and there is an integrally cast, square-sectioned short shank which extends from approximately the centre of the oval. It measures 20.7 mm in length, 10.6 mm wide, 7.7 mm thick and weighs 1.97 g. It is very similar to record WAW-1A4E72, which was identified as a furniture fitting.
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-7B78E7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post Medieval cast copper-alloy openwork decorative double loop rectangular buckle fragment (c.1620-1690). The remains of the buckle fragment consists of approximately half of one loop; the semi-circular outer edge of the remaining loop has scrolled bifid moulding; a fragment of the inner rectangular bar remains. It is missing its other loop and pin. The frame is largely flat on the reverse, although it is slightly bent probably from in situ damage. It has a mottled green and white coloured surface. It measures 29.3 mm, 18.8 mm wide, 1.9 mm thick and weighs 2.16 g. Cf…
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUSS-7AD75A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval to Post Medieval cast copper-alloy double-looped oval buckle frame (c.1350-1650). The buckle frame consists of two sub-oval loops, which are bevelled on the inside; there is a narrow central strap bar. The frame is flat on the reverse and the strap bar is sub-triangular in cross section; there are iron corrosion products on the strap bar, likely a result of the missing pin. It measures 23.8 mm, 19.6 mm wide, 2.4 mm thick and weighs 2.42 g. C.f. Whitehead Buckles 1250-1800 P53 No. 294.
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
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Record ID: SUR-7AC4E7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A groat of Elizabeth I, 1559-1561. The coin is bent and slightly torn.
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th July 2014
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Record ID: SUR-7A81D5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small medieval cast copper alloy buckle, probably for a spur. The buckle has an oval frame with a pointed outer edge and an integral plate with a single integral rivet. The large pin pivots on a hole in the plate.
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th July 2014
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