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  1. #16
    Apr 2014
    New York
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    Nice finds!! Cool old coppers and key! Congrats and HH
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  2. #17
    Mar 2009
    United States
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    Got around to checking the wheat cents and one is a 1914-D!!

    Best way to clean?
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    Last edited by testing123; Jun 19, 2017 at 03:12 PM.
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  3. #18

    Jun 2014
    Granite, Maryland
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    Quote Originally Posted by testing123 View Post
    Got around to checking the wheat cents and one is a 1914-D!!

    Best way to clean?
    I usually use some dawn and warm water with a SOFT brush if necessary. Then soak it olive oil or mineral oil for a few weeks or months. Re clean, rub lightly with Vaseline to seal it and either store or display.

    You can do the hot peroxide trick first but honestly the coin doesn't look bad. I would use the most gentle cleaning necessary.
    You don't want it "too" clean. I would stay away from any acids like lemon juice, vinegar, etc. That can (and usually will) easily destroy whatever value you have.
    Last edited by Garrett424; Jun 19, 2017 at 05:28 PM.
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