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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

Woody


1950Mex5PesoLIGHT.jpg

3 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2011

2 albums on 1 page(s)

39 files in 4 albums and 1 categories with 0 comments viewed 17692 times

General Coin


Untitled - 7.jpg

13 files, last one added on Oct 19, 2011

Ancients - Roman and Greek


Clavdivs Gothicvs.jpg

13 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2011

2 albums on 1 page(s)

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1902 Morgan Dollar OBV.JPG
378 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.
Common Double Die.JPG
Common Double Die353 viewsThese are the most common double dies. They were really part of of the minting process as the dates were added to the Dies seperately so new dies would not have to be made each year... see the distance between the 7 and the 4, someone surely made this strike a special VM # or something.
CoinCleaning.jpg
A nice article about coin restoration683 viewsJust read it!
1986 French 100Franc DblThk.JPG
100 Franc Piedfort minting513 viewsHere is a view with a US Quarter to show how thick this coin really is!
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents729 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!
PeruSol1.JPG
1874 Peru 1 Sol312 viewsClose-up of 1874 Peruvian Sol before restoration process to remove scratches
Unknown2.jpg
Unknown II386 viewsWell, it could be.... um... but, I am not sure.... VALENTINIANUS - i looked like this, this morning.
Barber_quarter_r.jpg
"TONED" Barber Quarter REVerse523 viewsThis is the reverse of the same Barber quarter. An example of what a TONED coin TRULY looks like.

Last additions
IMG_2044.JPG
Can I make this a link?594 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
Untitle7492 viewsOct 19, 2011
1945 Swiss 5 Kronor.jpg
1945 Swiss 5 Kronor.jpg507 viewsSep 04, 2011
1942D Australia sixpence.jpg
1942D Australia Sixpence576 viewsSep 04, 2011
1986 French 100Franc DblThk.JPG
100 Franc Piedfort minting513 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 Commemorative760 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 restoration683 viewsJust read it!Jul 30, 2011
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents729 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