This absolutely stunning highly ribbed ammonite retains all of its original shell covering preserved as black calcite. The ammonite has been fully prepared by Andy Cowap and has taken many hours. Fossils from this famous stretch of Jurassic coastline are increasingly difficult to find thesedays and the few that remain are incredibly hard to extract from the sea worn boulders. The base is flat and attached to it is an anti-slip and scratch pad for peace of mind when displaying on wood or glass. Fossils Direct are constantly striving to bring to our customers old and new, the very finest and rare fossil material from around the United Kingdom. This wonderful specimen will make a fantastic statement piece either in the home or indeed office space. Approximately 169 million years old.