Qoinage COIN Photo Gallery

My favorite coins of my collection and select others

Category Albums Files
Coin RestorationVarious attempts, Successes (mostly), Not so Successful (to be expected), and disasters (none yet) These are the voyages of the... Aye! - have a peek!
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Coins Restored General


SilverRestoration.jpg

10 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2012
Album viewed 19 times

Woody


1950Mex5PesoLIGHT.jpg

3 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2011
Album viewed 14 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

39 files in 4 albums and 1 categories with 0 comments viewed 52,828 times

General Coin


Untitled - 7.jpg

13 files, last one added on Oct 19, 2011
Album viewed 20 times

Ancients - Roman and Greek


Clavdivs Gothicvs.jpg

13 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2011
Album viewed 19 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files
Barber_quarter_r.jpg
"TONED" Barber Quarter REVerse1349 viewsThis is the reverse of the same Barber quarter. An example of what a TONED coin TRULY looks like.
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1933 viewsAn early restoration - I can tell because I didn't make the rig to keep so much refelcted stuff on the coin and spoil the look!
CoinCleaning.jpg
A nice article about coin restoration1879 viewsJust read it!
1902 Morgan Dollar OBV.JPG
1140 views1902 Morgan SIlver Dollar - MS63 with few blemishes. I retain this Morgan because of its photogenic quality, good luster and the few blemishes are easy to remove digitally.
I'mNotSure1.jpg
I'm Not completely sure if this is1135 viewsBut, you look at the pic and see if you think it is, I am sure it is someone, but I am not exactly sure if it is who I think it is and if I will remember who I think it is later on down the road. A liitle more cleaning would help the case, I recognize the REV from another coin in this lot.
Clavdivs II.jpg
Clavdivs II1194 views
1918FranceFrancHVY.jpg
1918 France 1 Franc Heavy1441 viewsTHis is an example of a heavily tarnished coin before restoration. It is possible under the very thick tarnish near the edge of the coin at 7 o'clock there may have been damage. We will see.
Lot14.jpg
Lot06 060520111104 viewsPurchased 6-5-11 from the AP Sunday Auction... color corrected for the light color. Listed as: Sweden, 1944 1 Kronur (crown) AR, $2 open $2 SH, shipping combined on multiple orders, paypal justsit@live.com - this one is not all that much better than the picture, the coin has all detail, and hardly any wear, but it has what looks like chicken pox for coins

Last additions
IMG_2044.JPG
Can I make this a link?1753 viewsI want to make this a link to the BIGGER file of the coin restoration I will be placing on the site without limits :-)- that one should work! [If it doesn't, Cut-n-Paste the bloody thing!

http://www.qoinage.com/images/CoinRestore03-2012.jpg
Mar 31, 2012
Untitled - 7.jpg
Untitle71328 viewsOct 19, 2011
1945 Swiss 5 Kronor.jpg
1945 Swiss 5 Kronor.jpg1351 viewsSep 04, 2011
1942D Australia sixpence.jpg
1942D Australia Sixpence1447 viewsSep 04, 2011
1986 French 100Franc DblThk.JPG
100 Franc Piedfort minting1366 viewsHere is a view with a US Quarter to show how thick this coin really is!Jul 30, 2011
1986 Piedfort 100Franc Silver.jpg
Piedfort issue of the 1986 100 Franc Commemorative1687 viewsSpecial "Piedfort" issue of the French 100 Franc coin, Double thick, twice the silver, only 5,000 of these coin were minted. THey were made to be gifts to visiting dignitaries to FranceJul 30, 2011
CoinCleaning.jpg
A nice article about coin restoration1879 viewsJust read it!Jul 30, 2011
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1933 viewsAn early restoration - I can tell because I didn't make the rig to keep so much refelcted stuff on the coin and spoil the look!Jul 30, 2011