Known as Carcharodon Megalodon, these teeth are very collectable.This is a very fine example with serration allmost completely around the tooth. The shape is very good with only one small indentation. The front of the tooth has some enamel peel which has been polished and this brings out a nice contrast. The remaining enamel is in good condition. The root structure is good. No restoration anywhere on this specimen.
NOTE: 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 3/4 inches diagonal
Age: Miocene 16-26 Million years
Genus: Carcharadon megalodon
Location: Beaufort, Carolina, USA