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Old 07-26-2018, 09:38 AM
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No, I just read all the the threads on cleaning and then additional research.
The Foil trick has been posted in all forums. It is a simple Galvanic reduction technique that converts Ag2S to Ag and H2S

For in depth details on cleaning artifacts I posted a link to a Texas A&M paper here:
https://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=263378
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by SoOregonMd View post
Holy %^$% that came out awesome..





That waltr must be a closet alchemist



20 seconds.. really


I rubbed each side of the coin in the foil with spit for no longer than 10 seconds each. Worked like a charm.


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Old 08-17-2018, 08:40 AM
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I'm impressed! Now, I need to find some blackened silver, so I can try this!
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