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Old 12-23-2018, 09:59 AM
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Default Best video I've seen for cleaning old coppers
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Old 12-23-2018, 10:11 AM
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Yes, I've seen that one, and his advice is spot-on. I wish I'd seen it before I tried to clean a couple large cents.

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Old 12-24-2018, 10:47 AM
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Pretty good video. Great showing what methods will ruin a coin that should not be done.
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Old 03-05-2019, 10:10 AM
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I personally would not clean a potentially rare/expensive coin with any method that used rubbing..Even with that tooth pic, you are in effect sanding/scratching the surface albeit on a very fine scale...

I am in no way qualified to suggest "better" methods, but I think the moral of the a story is that if you suspect you have something special, you should take professional advice before doing anything that could cause irreversible damage...
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Old 03-06-2019, 08:27 AM
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Thanks for sharing

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