COMPTON, WEST SUSSEX METAL DETECTION EVENT 24th to 26th AUGUST : FINDS FROM 2016

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PAS FINDS FROM 2016 ‘STRAIGHT INTO COMPTON’ EVENT.

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An incredible assortment of finds arose in 2016 from this land as the pictures below illustrate. Over 160 finds recorded to PAS as a result of the 2016 event.

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The 2018 event sponsored by XP will feature 600 acres of historically rich land in Compton, West Sussex, England on the 24th, 25th and 26th August 2018 with FREE camping. The event will feature Trade stalls , an evening bar and entertainment, Demonstrations at the XP stall and token hunts.

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Rarely will a Detectorist get the chance to Detect on land this steeped in History. The land has previously yielded Roman and Celtic coins, Viking artefacts, Buckles , Many Hammered coins brooches and more.

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Record ID: SF-B068BD
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy ‘heart-shaped’ strap-end dating to the late Roman period, c. 300-400 AD. These objects are a variant of the more commonly known ‘amphora-shaped’ strap-ends. It has a heart-shaped lower section that tapers into a narrow neck, before expanding again at its mid-point. At the upper section of the strap-end, it bifurcates so as to form a slot for accomodating the original leather strap. This was originally attached at its upper edge by a single circular-sectioned copper-alloy rivet, though this is now mostly missing due to old damage. Co-incident with the mi…
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Saturday 18th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-B18AF6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast, copper alloy, Late Iron Age-Roman brooch, one piece, Nauheim derivative 100BC-AD100. The brooch comprises the bow and catchplate and a part of the spring, the pin is lost. The bow arches sharply up from the head, arcing back into a more gentle slope of the back towards the catchplate. The bow tapers from the head to the foot and is decorated at the head end with two incised lines above an incised chevron pointing towards the foot. There are five further incised lines at the foot of the bow just above the catchplate. The catchplate is almost complete and has a small…
Created on: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-B0F41C
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete set of Probably Roman, cast copper alloy, tweezers, AD.43-400. The tweezers are complete but damaged, the terminals are twisted from their correct position and the arms have been skewed out of alignment. The piece comprises two equal length arms formed from a single strip of copper alloy, this was bent at the midpoint into a loop. The whole object has a green patination that is smooth but towards the terminals corrosion has flaked the surface off of the object leaving it rough. Length: 46.31mm Width: 6.01mm Thickness: 1.24mm Weight: 3.75g
Created on: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-ED24C3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman coin, probably a nummus, AD.300-400, coin is extremely worn and illegible. There is some damage along the edge of the coin removing a very small amount of the edge. Weight: 0.71g Diameter: 12.63mm
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd December 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-ECDF1B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A Copper alloy Roman nummus, of the House of Constantine or Valentinian, AD.306-378. Coin is extremely worn and only the obvesre retains any of the original design. Obverse, Unclear bust right, […]AVG Reverse, Illegible. Weight: 1.18g Diameter: 15.04mm
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-ECB01A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman coin, probably a nummus, AD.300-400. The coin is small and extremely worn to the point of illegibility. Weight: 0.71g Diameter: 10.9mm
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-D9FA76
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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Fragment of a Roman radiate or nummus, possibly a contemporary copy, AD.260-400. Both obverse and reverse are largely illegible, though the reverse has wat appears to be part of a laurel wreath surrounding the central field. Length: 12.32mm Width: 12.76mm Weight: 1.12g
Created on: Tuesday 29th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-D96413
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Copper alloy Roman Radiate or Nummus, contemporary copy of extremely small size, with reverse possibly depicting two standing figures. Obverse is illegible Weight: 0.25g Diameter: 7.3mm
Created on: Tuesday 29th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-34142C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus struck for the House of Constantine, dating c. 336-341 AD onwards. Reece period 17, local unofficial mint. Reverse; no legend, two soldiers standing either side of single standard. The coin is preserved in relatively poor condition, though enough details survive to make a reasonably positive identification.
Created on: Friday 28th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-33FF23
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate or nummus, dating c. 260-410 AD. The coin is completely illegible, with no identifying details remaining.
Created on: Friday 28th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-33C5B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy nummus struck for Valens, dating c. 364-378 AD. Reece period 19, uncertain mint. Reverse; SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. The coin is preserved in fair condition, with an uneven brown patina covering most of its surfaces.
Created on: Friday 28th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-0A4624
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A fragment of a body sherd of wheel-thrown colour coated ware, originating from a cup or beaker of Roman date, c. 100-300 AD. The section of the sherd demonstrates an inner oxidised surface of light grey colouration and no obvious signs of temper, which has subsequently been covered with a darker grey barbotine. The inner surface of the sherd demonstrates light rilling marks from the manufacturing process, while the outer surface has been decorated with an incised rendition of a frond or fern, only the mid-section of which survives. Preserved in relatively fresh condition with only sl…
Created on: Wednesday 26th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-0A02A8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy nummus struck for Theodora, dating c. 337-340 AD. Reece period 17, uncertain mint. Reverse; PIETAS ROMANA, Pietas standing left, suckling infant at breast. The coin is preserved in reasonable condition, though the reverse is somewhat worn. Thickness: 1.58 mm Weight: 1.29 gDiameter: 15.09 mm
Created on: Wednesday 26th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-F682AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy contemporary Roman minim, dating c. mid 4th to early 5th century. The coin has been struck on an extremely small flan and the details of each face are difficult to discern, though the obverse seems to display a crude stylised bust left.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F66AE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete fragment from a probable continental silver hammered coin of uncertain attribution, dating c. 1450-1650 AD. The fragment is broadly triangular in plan view, consisting a small portion of the outer edge of the coin and c. 25% of the inner obverse and reverse designs. A crown is faintly visible on the obverse. while the reverse design seems to consist a quartered shield displaying uncertain arms. Preserved in poor condition, the fragment measures 22.16mm long, 0.46mm thick, and 15.83mm wide at its widest point. It weighs 0.7 grammes.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F65405
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate, possibly struck for Gallienus’ sole reign and dating c. 260-268 AD. Reece period 13, mint of Rome. Reverse; illegible, possibly standing female left holding cornucopia.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F6483B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy nummus struck for the House of Valentinian, dating c. 364-378 AD. Reece period 19, uncertain mint. Reverse; SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. The coin is preserved in poor condition, with c. 30% of the original flan broken away in old damage.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. 


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Record ID: SUSS-F63279
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A incomplete copper-alloy radiate struck for Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), probably IOVI CONSERVATORI or similar, Jupiter standing left with thunderbolt and sceptre. Mint unclear: this type was struck at London (cf RIC 21) and C Mint (cf RIC 72-74). Though preserved in relatively poor condition with c. 20% of the original flan missing in old breaks, the coin demonstrates some traces of a silver wash on its reverse face. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead’s corpus for RIC.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 11th August 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F6069C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian, dating c. 364-378 AD. Reece period 19, uncertain mint. Reverse; SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. The coin is preserved in poor condition, with around a quarter of the flan missing due to old damage.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. 


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Record ID: SUSS-F5BA98
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A contemporary copy of a nummus issued for Gratian, dating c. 367-375 AD. Reece period 19, probably local unofficial mint. Reverse; copying GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI, emperor standing facing, holding shield and labarum. The small size of this piece suggests it’s status as a contemporary copy, though it may equally be a cut down officially-issued nummus.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F51080
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I, dating c. 271-274 AD. Reece period 14, Gallic mint I. Reverse; SPES PBVLICA, Spes walking left holding flower and raising skirt. Cf. Normanby, p. 199, no. 1465The coin is preserved in poor condition, though enough identifying details can be ascertained to make a positive identification.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F4AF5A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy nummus struck for Gratian, dating c. 367-375 AD. Reece period 19, mint of Arles. Reverse; GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI, Emperor standing facing, holding labarum and shield. The coin is preserved in relatively poor condition, though enough details can be ascertained in order to make a positive identification. C.f RIC IX, p. 66, no. 15.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F480BC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast-copper alloy fragment from a Roman brooch, probably a Dolphin or Polden Hill type or similar. The fragment (consisting the mid-point of the original brooch bow) is broadly rectangular in plan view and plano-convex in section, with a rounded upper surface and flat back. The outer face of the fragment demonstrates slightly lipped edges in addition to a prominent longitudinal ridge that runs down the middle of the object. Preserved in fair condition with an even greenish patina covering most of its surfaces, the brooch measures 18.95mm long, 7.55mm wide at its midpoint…
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F4696D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy radiate, probably of Tetricus I and dating c. 271-274 AD. Reece period 13, Gallic mint. Reverse; uncertain female figure standing left. The coin is preserved in poor condition, though enough details survive to make a tentative attribution.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F44AE6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy sestertius of Roman date, possibly an issue of Titus or Vespasian, dating to the first century AD. Reece period uncertain, mint of Rome. The reverse of this coin is completely worn, and thus no further identifying details can be established.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F42623
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I, dating c. 271-274 AD. Reece period 13, Gaul mint I. Reverse; SPES PVBLICA, Spes walking left holding flower. The coin is rather worn and poorly preserved, though most of the attributive details can be ascertained. C.f Normanby p. 195, no. 1465.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F3F47B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I, dating c. 271-274 AD. Reece period 13, Gallic mint. Reverse; female figure standing left, holding standard (?) in right hand. The coin is preserved in worn condition, with an even brown patina covering most of its surfaces.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F3DA58
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and illegible Roman radiate or nummus, dating c. 260-410 AD. No attributive details can be ascertained.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F3C437
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy button dating c. 1798-1825, of the Sussex militia. The button is preserved in poor condition, with eruptions of green corrosion obscuring most of the remaining silver-plating that originally covered the upper surface of the object. The shank is completely broken away, while a portion of the button’s edge has also been removed in old damage. The outer face of the button, though heavily obscured, has been decorated with an eight-pointed star, within the centre of which is a belt-strap and buckle inscribed ‘SUSSEX’. The object measures 15.15mm in diameter,…
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F36787
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy radiate of uncertain emperor, probably Claudius II, Victorinus or Tetricus I, dating c. 268-274 AD. Reece period 13, uncertain mint. Reverse; uncertain standing figure. The coin is extremely worn and barely legible.
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-F35A94
Object type: PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy pin, mount or stud probably dating to the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 100 BC-100 AD. The mount consists of a deeply recessed hemispherical head, from the bottom of which a rather squat and slightly bent sub-cylindrical shank protrudes, tapering slightly before abruptly truncating in an old break. The recessed head itself would most likely have contained enamel, though now none of this survives. The object is preserved in fair condition despite the loss of its enamel setting, with an even greenish patina covering most of its surfaces. lt meas…
Created on: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-0C0AA7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I, dating c. 271-274 AD. Reece period 13, Gallic mint. Reverse; uncertain female figure facing right, hands outstretched holding uncertain objects. The coin is preserved in relatively worn condition, having been additionally struck on a sub-oval flan.
Created on: Friday 14th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-808FAD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a mid/late 4th century nummus, dating c. 355-361. Reece period 18, local unofficial mint. Reverse; copying FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Roman soldier stabbing fallen barbarian horseman. The coin is preserved in reasonable condition, with an uneven green patina covering most of its surfaces.
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7F5FAC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy barbarous radiate imitating an issue of Tetricus II, dating c. 275-285. Reece period 14, local unofficial mint. Reverse; copying PIETAS AVG, priestly implements (jug, lituus and simpulum) arranged in row. The coin is preserved reasonably well, with an uneven green patina covering most of its surfaces.
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7F4B96
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A complete copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II, dating c. 268-270 AD. Reece period 13, mint of Mediolanium. Reverse; FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left holding a standard in each hand. The coin is preserved in relatively worn condition, though all the identifying details can be discerned.
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7F1315
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy nummus of Valens, dating c. 364-378 AD. Reece period 19, uncertain mint. Reverse; SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. ‘A’ (?) in left field. The coin is preserved in reasonable condition, with an uneven brown and green patina covering most of its surfaces.
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7EDF82
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1550-1700. Only the frame of the buckle survives, with the pin having been lost in old damage. The frame itself is double-looped and trapezoidal in form, with a plano-convex profile and bevelling visible on the upper surface. The terminal ends of the strap-bar are knopped, and in places traces of a white metal coating are visible. Preserved in relatively good condition with some post-depositional distortion of the frame, the buckle measures 21.29mm long, 24.10 wide, the frame is c. 1.74mm thick and the strap…
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7E9FEC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A complete cast lead-alloy bifacial token of probable late Medieval or early Post-Medieval date, c. 1450-1650. On one face the token is decorated with a voided short-cross inside an inner border, within the angles of which are obscure letterforms. On the reverse face, a central pellet with a number of lines radiating outwards is visible, giving the impression of a many-spoked wheel. The outer edges of the token on both faces are decorated with a series of short dashed lines, somewhat reminiscent of the pseudo-legends present on early jettons. Preserved in good condition with an even g
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-7C930E
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A complete cast copper-alloy religious pendant, dating to the 18th century (1700-1800 AD). The pendant is double-sided and broadly sub-triangular in form, with a small circular suspension loop protruding from its upper edge. The front face of the pendant depicts the flagellation column of Christ, with two crossed whips at its centre and the inscription ‘COLVMNA XPI’ at its base. The reverse side of the object depicts Jesus standing, hands bound behind back and wearing a loincloth. Preserved in good condition with an even green patina covering most of its surfaces, the pendant measures…
Created on: Friday 7th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th May 2017
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