Copper-alloy coin weight (no. 11)
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Has been a Roman coin but all edges and both faces ground smooth to adjust weight. No marks.Roach Smith in Collectanea antiqua weighs 26 grains. Ashmolean Museum weight 1,476.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.