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Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found, Murex pecten Glory of the Sea cone shell, brown form.  The Glory of the Sea cone shell, once one of the rarest and most sought after of all seashells, remains the most famous and one of the most desireable shells for modern collectors, Conus gloriamaris Scientific notations on a fossil, depicting different anatomical features. Seen at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found, Murex pecten Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Fossil fish of the Eocene era, found in Fossil Lake, Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming.  From a private collection.  Order: Ellimmichyiformes: Family; Ellimmichthyidae; Diplomystus, Dipolomystus Fossil fish of the Eocene era, found in Fossil Lake, Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming.  From a private collection.  Order: Ellimmichyiformes: Family; Ellimmichthyidae; Diplomystus, Dipolomystus Fossil fish of the Eocene era, found in Fossil Lake, Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming.  From a private collection.  Order: Ellimmichyiformes: Family; Ellimmichthyidae; Diplomystus, Dipolomystus Fossil sea scorpion, a eurypterid marine predator of the late Paleozoic (Ordovician to Permian).  From the Fiddler's Green geologic formation, Silurian age (c. 410 mya), Eurypterus remipes Fossil fish, Prinolepis cataphractus, from the early Cretaceous, collected in Hajula, Lebanon, Prinolepis cataphractus Fossil stingray, Cyclobatis sp, from the early Cretaceous, collected in Hakel, Lebanon, Cyclobatis Freshwater lizard fossil, collected in Ceara, Brazil, dated 130 million years old Freshwater lizard fossil, collected in Ceara, Brazil, dated 130 million years old Fossil fish, collected in Green River Formation, Fossil Lake, Kemmerer, Wyoming, dated to the Eocene Era.  Order: Ellimmichyiformes: Family; Ellimmichthyidae; Diplomystus dentatus, Diplomystus dentatus Trilobitomorph fossil, aglaspic, collected at Weeks Formation, Millard County, Utah. Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Merostomata; Order: Aglaspida. Date to the Upper Middle Cambrian, Cenomanian Stage Fossil fish, collected at the Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming, dated to the Eocene Era.  Mioplosus are part of the perch family, predatory fishes, Mioplosus Fossil fish, collected at the Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming, dated to the Eocene Era, Phareodus Ancient Roman coin, minted by Pinarius Natta (149 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Pinarius Natta (149 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Sexulus Pompeius Fostlus (137 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Sexulus Pompeius Fostlus (137 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Man. Aemilius Lepidus (114/113 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr-291/1, Syd 554, Aelimia 7. Obverse: head Roma, right. Reverse: Equestrian statue on triumphal arch, MN AEMILIO around, LEP between arches) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Man. Aemilius Lepidus (114/113 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr-291/1, Syd 554, Aelimia 7. Obverse: head Roma, right. Reverse: Equestrian statue on triumphal arch, MN AEMILIO around, LEP between arches) Ancient Roman coin, minted by L. Thorius Balbus (105 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Syd-598. Craw-316/1. Obverse: Head of Juno of Lanuvium right, wearing goats skin, I.S.M.R. behind. Reverse: Bull charging right, T above, L THORIUS mint.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by L. Thorius Balbus (105 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Syd-598. Craw-316/1. Obverse: Head of Juno of Lanuvium right, wearing goats skin, I.S.M.R. behind. Reverse: Bull charging right, T above, L THORIUS mint.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by L.C. Piso / Q.S. Caaepio (100 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr-330/1, Syd-603, Calpurnia-5. Obverse: Head of Saturn right. Reverse: The two quaesters standing left, between two ears of corn.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by L.C. Piso / Q.S. Caaepio (100 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr-330/1, Syd-603, Calpurnia-5. Obverse: Head of Saturn right. Reverse: The two quaesters standing left, between two ears of corn.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by C. Vibius C.F. Pansa (90 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by C. Vibius C.F. Pansa (90 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Julius Brusio (85 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Juilius Brusio. Bust of genius right, Laur. and winged, trident and symbol behind. Reverse: Victory in quadriga r. L.IVLI.BVRSIO in ex. BMC. 2485.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by Julius Brusio (85 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Juilius Brusio. Bust of genius right, Laur. and winged, trident and symbol behind. Reverse: Victory in quadriga r. L.IVLI.BVRSIO in ex. BMC. 2485.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by C. Mamilius Limetanus (82 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Ancient Roman coin, minted by C. Mamilius Limetanus (82 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Roman dictator Julius Ceasar (48-44 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius P. Sepullis Macer; S 1072.) Roman dictator Julius Ceasar (48-44 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius P. Sepullis Macer; S 1072.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by P. Clodius (42 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr. 494/23, SYD 1117, BAB (Claudia) 15.) Ancient Roman coin, minted by P. Clodius (42 B.C.), (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (Denarius Cr. 494/23, SYD 1117, BAB (Claudia) 15.) Roman emperors Marc Antony and Octavian (41 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Roman emperors Marc Antony and Octavian (41 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) Roman emperor Marc Antony (32-31 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (AR , Denarius F. S 1504.) Roman emperor Marc Antony (32-31 B.C.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Denarius) (AR , Denarius F. S 1504.) Roman emperor Augustus (27 B.C.-14 A.D.), depicted on ancient Roman coin (silver, denom/type: Tetradrachm) (Ar. Tetradrachm. Syria; Antioch and Orentum. Obverse: Lauriate bust right. Reverse: City godess seated on rock, holding palm branch. River god swimming at her feet.  N=year 54 = AD 5/6. S107 var.)   more ...

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