Oct 29, 2012, 12:48 PM
Thanks a lot. I couldn't agree more about the remaining dirt highlighting the relief. Too many times I (and many others) have gone too far with the cleaning. If you clean, know when to say when.
Originally Posted by Iron Patch
Oct 29, 2012 12:48 PM
Oct 29, 2012, 03:09 PM
There's always been a rush to clean coins, buttons, relics,etc..my philosophy has been that the dirt ain't going anywhere and the corrosion rate is diminished out of the ground. Cleaning can wait as far as I'm concerned, although some people can't wait to preserve the finds.
In your case Rick you now have a ready to display find, well done!
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Oct 29, 2012, 07:57 PM
Oct 29, 2012, 08:06 PM
Very nice find. I'd be beside myself to find one of them.
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Oct 29, 2012, 10:20 PM
Oct 30, 2012, 02:26 AM
I want one! Really nice token, and to me even groovier that they were probably "backdating" these tokens! Yours waited a long long time for you to bring it to the light of day again! Andi