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Often the money are important and are affected by the ravages of time, which leads us to think cleaned, and this can contribute to the destruction and the lack of value criteria and blur the value of the material, because after cleaning does not become a piece look rational empty hole and distortions due to remove all impurities and blur to form, this is a big mistake and should be avoided, for this you find that museums and dealers of ancient coins are not to be more clean, because dirt and raise the value of which also enables the merchant to make sure that this remarkable visual piece of old and antique already,

When his old cleaner you must consider privacy to old form, this is very important to not lose visibility, and also not to use household cleaning products, and when cleaning do not paste two together, even in storage required each one individually


Here are some tips and ideas to clean your widget.(Experiment on a piece of cheap, to make sure the speech first, endorsed this communication to the Secretariat),


-Soak parts in hot water and SOAP.


-To remove the dirt on the surface of silver, placed in a

Hot water and liquid soap. Then rinse thoroughly with water and dry them

With a soft cloth to dry.


With ether, alcohol or a laundry mark diluted in hot water cleaning.

-Using a mixture of water and ammonia, and wipe with a soft cloth.


With a pencil eraser rub.

-Take your done, wet and a bit with toothpaste

Body scrub using a soft toothbrush. Rinse your piece under water, wipe dry.


Bronze pieces

-Use warm water and SOAP, and rinse with clear water

-Use the bristle brush and care to maintain the appearance.

With a cloth soaked in a solution of water, 1/3 + 1/3 + 1/3 vinegar scrub.




The copper coins there wasn’t much to do since brass oxidized

Naturally in the air.

-To clean a piece of brass, rub with vegetable oil or olive oil and

Wipe with a soft cloth.


Abrasive powder on the wet

Or vinegar and salt.

-Soak in the boiling vinegar which will reduce salt.

-Leave it cool down and dry completely and to clean copper coins

With vegetable oil or olive oil and wipe with a soft cloth.

Use hot water and detergent, abrasive zinc

-Detergent diluted in warm water, and clean damp brush widget.

With clean water rinse.

Before cleaning the coin, think, and need this cleaning. Often vintage coins Shelled not valued much higher and made ​​unprofessional cleaning can ruin the entire value of the coin. Sometimes it happens that identifies weaknesses cleaning coins that were carefully hidden under a layer of oxide and dirt. If the hand is not familiar numismatist, or do you want them to be, the decision to take, of course, to you, but best of all – consult with knowledgeable people.
Try the following methods first on inexpensive coins. If you really know nothing about cleaning coins, then leave it to professionals.
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Method of cleaning coins depends on the metal of the coin is made, as well as the nature of the contamination, but there are ways that are suitable for absolutely all the coins.

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