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Copper-alloy coin weight

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posted on 27.10.2021, 13:24 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Brent 1866, 162: Small brass. Obverse inscription, \Urbi [Romae?].\" Reverse the wolf and twins; in the exergue \"P. Lon.\" (Pecunia Londonensis). Weight 18 grains. (An exact duplicate of this coin was found with the weights and scales at Gilton. See Inventorium Sepulchrale plate xvii. fig. 18 and p. 23.)."19 weights - some probably coins from purse but most dotted as if multiple of weight, or ground and quartered.13. Small brass. Obv. Urbi (Romae?). Rev. wolf and twins. Exergue P. Lon. 18 grnsCatalogue number attributed to nineteen weights from an entry in the catalogue (Payne 1892a, 29). The same catalogue number is asigned to the bronze balance. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 26

Object ID

KAS469-13

Catalogue Number

KAS 469 (13)

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; brass) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

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coin weight (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; coin weight) (Antiquarian Keyword; coin weight)

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extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

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