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  1. #1
    us
    Feb 2008
    Shelby Twp., mi
    Tesoro Cibola, Tesoro tiger Shark
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    coins

    How do you get the weird black stuff off of coins
    Full Time Hunter

  2. #2
    us
    Nov 2006
    Mobile, Al
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    Re: coins

    what kind of coin? what metals? are you sure you want to clean them? cleaning will degrade the value some times.

  3. #3
    us
    Feb 2008
    Shelby Twp., mi
    Tesoro Cibola, Tesoro tiger Shark
    530
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: coins

    there newer coins i dug up today nothing worth saveing. just very dirty
    Full Time Hunter

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    South Central Upstate NY in the foothills of the headlands
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    Re: coins

    Get a cheap rock tumbler from a place like Harbor Freight and some course aquarium gravel. Put a cup of water in with 1/4 drum full of coins and 1/4 of gravel and let 'er rip overnight. (Do not overfill the drum).

    Good enough to pass to a cashier in the morning.
    America was founded by tough hell-raisers. Rugged citizens who evaded taxes, spoke strongly against tyranny, grew tobacco, brewed beer, distilled spirits, and smuggled weapons. And it will be saved by those same types of citizens.

  5. #5

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    Hancock Street, Folsom, CA
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    Re: coins

    Soak in vinegar ( a mild acid ) and check every 15 minutes or so.
    You can rub gently with an eraser or non-scratch pad the clean pots with.
    Then rinse thoroughly, clean with alcohol.
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