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Old 10-15-2020, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by waltr View post
No Liquid of any kind on old coppers.
These corrode and once the dirt is tooth picked off this is the best they get.

Nice one if you can gat a date.

I found an 1816 LC at a local ball field a few feet from the benches.
At a soccer field a got an 1850 Bank of Upper Canada half penny.

Both were farm fields a couple decades age and way back into the early 1700's so anything is possible.

Agree, no liquids. I had a few that were toasted and I tried a few different options from online posts. Everything made the coin almost black. Just dry it and toothpick it.
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