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Copper-alloy coin weight

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posted on 2021-10-27, 13:24 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Brent 1866, 162: A coin obliterated by grinding down to the necessary weight. It is marked with five such indentations as in KAS 469 (2) Weight 248 grains.19 weights - some probably coins from purse but most dotted as if multiple of weight, or ground and quartered.4. Coin obliterated by grinding. 5 indentations. 248 grns.Catalogue 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

KAS469-4

Catalogue Number

KAS 469 (4)

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

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

Status

extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

scale

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