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Copper-alloy coin weight (no. 8)

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:52 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Originally a Roman coin, but faces and edges ground down to adjust the weight. On one face four small spots bored in.Roach Smith in Collectanea antiqua weighs 145 grains. Ashmolean Museum weight 9,333.The scales and weights M 6926.1-15 and probably also M 6926.16 are stated to have been found by the side of a skeleton (Roach Smith 1854, 12-13). – B.B.

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Grave ID

Ozingell

Object ID

M6926h

Catalogue Number

M 6926

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; N/A) (Antiquarian Material; bronze)

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Rolfe

Category ID

scale

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