I am new to this list and coin collecting. Recently I purchased a
batch of coins and have used some interesting methods to clean.
I have this multi metal cleaner cream which works great in getting
all the hard junk off, at times it also takes off the Platina. I can
ship some to anyone who wants, as long as you pay for shipping &
handling and cost of item ~$5.
Here is my question:
The following coin, I first zapped with Electrolysis (Salt Water and
6v battery pack), and then I worked hard cleaning the coin with this
special cream. I got off most of the black and hard green stuff and
then I was surprised to find a mixture of Silver and Bronze (copper)
below the surface. Are there any ancients that are made of both
materials or is this maybe a forgery?
I am including pictures of both sides. This is the head, I was able
to see an actual head when looking on a slant.
Here is the tails, there are some letters in black that seem to make
Any help is appreciated and if you want that "magic" cream to get the
junk off, let me know.
I am selling some nice pendants with Biblical coins, have a look =)