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SilverRestoration.jpg

10 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2012

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1950Mex5PesoLIGHT.jpg

3 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2011

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SilverRestoration.jpg
855 views
1973CookIsl5DollarMED.jpg
1973 Cook Islsnd 5 Dollar762 viewsHere is an example of a Medium tarnished coin. there are scratches on the OBV that are beyond restoration without very serious damage to the coin, IOW, the scratches cannot be removed with normal procedures. Soldering? maybe... not me, not recommended, buy a new one :-) Look like this may be a Proof coin?
1950Mex5PesoLIGHT.jpg
1950 Mexico 5 Peso703 viewsThis is an example of a lightly tarnished coin, this coin will look wonderful with only minor work. Looking forward to seeing it after the process... it is a very beautiful coin. I wonder if they made on in 1958? :-) nah, it is a commerative coin. These Mexican 5 Peso coins are large and very lovely and contain a good chunk of Silver in them!
1905Gold5Dollar2.jpg
Gold Coin Restoration816 views1905 $5 Gold Half Eagle
My Side of it 25%.jpg
Coin Restoration Part 1857 viewsThis is a sort of step by step picture show of a coin undergoing restoration. it also shows some of the prolems of trying to get mint luster to be visible in typical lighting often used to show detail in coins. Too much light causes some shiny surfaces to wash out to pure white. There are was around it, but typicall not done when the main thing happening to the coin is the restoration process.
1918FranceFrancHVY.jpg
1918 France 1 Franc Heavy720 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.
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1111 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!
1944Nederlands25cents.jpg
1944 Netherlands 25 cent803 views1944 Netherlands 25 cent. BU Before and after. This coin got its discoloration/tarnish perhaps not from industrial or vehicular pollutants, but more possibly from living in the hom of a heavy smoker. only a guess based on the yellowish/brown color before restoration.

Last additions - Coin Restoration
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Can I make this a link?967 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
CoinCleaning.jpg
A nice article about coin restoration1065 viewsJust read it!Jul 30, 2011
50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1111 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
1950Mex5PesoLIGHT.jpg
1950 Mexico 5 Peso703 viewsThis is an example of a lightly tarnished coin, this coin will look wonderful with only minor work. Looking forward to seeing it after the process... it is a very beautiful coin. I wonder if they made on in 1958? :-) nah, it is a commerative coin. These Mexican 5 Peso coins are large and very lovely and contain a good chunk of Silver in them!Jul 08, 2011
1973CookIsl5DollarMED.jpg
1973 Cook Islsnd 5 Dollar762 viewsHere is an example of a Medium tarnished coin. there are scratches on the OBV that are beyond restoration without very serious damage to the coin, IOW, the scratches cannot be removed with normal procedures. Soldering? maybe... not me, not recommended, buy a new one :-) Look like this may be a Proof coin?Jul 08, 2011
1918FranceFrancHVY.jpg
1918 France 1 Franc Heavy720 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.Jul 08, 2011
1905Gold5Dollar2.jpg
Gold Coin Restoration816 views1905 $5 Gold Half EagleJul 08, 2011
SilverRestoration.jpg
855 viewsJul 08, 2011