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Offline Victor

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Electrolysis
« on: June 20, 2012, 06:24:06 PM »
I don't normally advocate for the use of electrolysis, but in this case I used it.

"This coin was in rough shape when I bought it. I could tell there was nice detail, but there were also many problems. There were a few red blisters where the corrosion was especially bad. I started with electrolysis, which was not removing the blisters of corrosion. I finally completely stripped it using a dremel with a brass cup brush. I re-toned it with Dellar's. The surface is a bit rough, but the detail is very sharp."

My page about this coin

http://www.constantinethegreatcoins.com/ROMAE/


There are two other coins below it which turned out nicely also. Caveat...I have not included any pictures of the many coins that turned out terribly!