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Asteroceras on Bronze 483mm


An Important bronze surmounted British Asteroceras. The large sized ammonite boulder beautifully conserved, many hours of preparation. The highly skilled work has produced a unique and aesthetically pleasing naturally formed fossil specimen. England's lost treasures brought back to life from the world famous Heritage coast of the Jurassic period. Discovered in the Black ven layers. The heritage coast a stretch of over ninety five miles of coastline containing fossil flora and fauna produces few specimens of this calibre. Read the fuller report below...

Genus: Asteroceras obtusum ammonite.
Origin: Black Ven Marls in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England.
Age: Mesozoic era, early Jurassic, approximately 189 to 196 million years.

Plate measurements.
Height: 43.5 cm
Width: 48 cm
Depth: 4 cm

Base measurements.
Height: 0.8 cm
Width: 48.3 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm

Asteroceras Ammonite measurements.
Diameter: 21.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Overall height: 44.8 cm

Approximate overall weight: 21.2 Kg