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50EuroCent.jpg
50 EuroCents1028 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!
1986 Piedfort 100Franc Silver.jpg
Piedfort issue of the 1986 100 Franc Commemorative988 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
1965 Venezuela 1 Bolivar.jpg
1965 Venezuela 1 Bolivar Peso985 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.
CoinCleaning.jpg
A nice article about coin restoration976 viewsJust read it!
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Can I make this a link?886 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
1944Nederlands25cents~0.jpg
804 views
1942D Australia sixpence.jpg
1942D Australia Sixpence795 views
My Side of it 25%.jpg
Coin Restoration Part 1776 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.
SilverRestoration.jpg
764 views
1905Gold5Dollar2.jpg
Gold Coin Restoration737 views1905 $5 Gold Half Eagle
Barber_quarter_r.jpg
"TONED" Barber Quarter REVerse725 viewsThis is the reverse of the same Barber quarter. An example of what a TONED coin TRULY looks like.
1944Nederlands25cents.jpg
1944 Netherlands 25 cent719 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.
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