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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: Apparently a second brass of Nero, but much rubbed or ground. It has three such indentations as KAS 469 (2) and KAS 469 (4). Weight 146 grains.19 weights - some probably coins from purse but most dotted as if multiple of weight, or ground and quartered.6. Prob. 2nd brass of Nero, but much ground. 3 indentations, 146 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

KAS469-6

Catalogue Number

KAS 469 (6)

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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