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50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1545 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 restoration1491 viewsJust read it!
1965 Venezuela 1 Bolivar.jpg
1965 Venezuela 1 Bolivar Peso1483 viewsBefore and after images of this coin. Before restoration this coin was handled unprotected by collectors and the like, Much of the early tarnish was rubbed off the way it happend(ed) with circulating silver coins. Previous to the collectors handling, it was a well tarnished coin, but only the most minor damage had been done. THis coin looks beautiful once again.
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Can I make this a link?1392 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
1986 Piedfort 100Franc Silver.jpg
Piedfort issue of the 1986 100 Franc Commemorative1374 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 France
1944Nederlands25cents~0.jpg
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SilverRestoration.jpg
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My Side of it 25%.jpg
Coin Restoration Part 11296 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.
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1944 Netherlands 25 cent1258 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.
1905Gold5Dollar2.jpg
Gold Coin Restoration1256 views1905 $5 Gold Half Eagle
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1203 views
1973CookIsl5DollarMED.jpg
1973 Cook Islsnd 5 Dollar1177 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?
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