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The Art of Cleaning Ancient Coins Overview of Ancient Silvered Coinage Roman silvered issues – When the Romans realized that they didn’t have enough silver to make all the coins needed to run the empire, they started covering AE (copper) coinage with a thin silver shell just to keep up appearances, just the same as our new modern coins. The Art of Cleaning Ancient Coins Silvered coins come in a myriad of conditions… THE GOOD… Ancient coins similar to this example have a thick and intact silvered covering.

With coins like this you have two choices; leave well enough alone, or strip it all off and see what remains. The latter rarely works…trust me, I know. The Art of Cleaning Ancient Coins Silvering conditions continued… …And the possible! This coin is an excellent example of a silvered coin that has rock-hard encrustations commonly found on the Roman silvered coinage. I will use this example as a vehicle to demonstrate my methods for the cleaning and restoration of silvered coins. The Art of Cleaning Ancient Coins Chapter Two Mechanical Cleaning Pick and Brush… For this lesson, you will need the following tools… A diamond-dusted Dental Pick, a softbrass bristle Dremel cup-shaped brush, and a common toothbrush.

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