Known as Carcharoces megalodon AND Carcharadon Megalodon, these giant teeth are very collectable for their formidable size and weight. This is a fantastic tooth. The serration is all round the tooth. The shape is near perfect. There are no longitudinal cracks running down the tooth which is common for large teeth but there is the start of enamel peel on the reverse, base ofthe tooth. The root structure is good with some slight damage to the left base on the reverse. The No restoration anywhere on this specimen.
NOTE: Large Megalodon teeth are often repaired especially in the root where cracks are often found. Some are also glued together from 2 pieces.
Dimensions: Tooth is 3 1/2 inches diagonal
Age: Miocene 16-26 Million years
Genus: Carcharadon megalodon
Location: Beaufort, Carolina, USA