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Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« on: June 18, 2017, 07:58:03 AM »
Weight=12.13 g

Obverse: VOC monogram


Reverse: 1/(S)TUIVER/(1)794

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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 08:24:36 AM »
A good coin.
Do not have a coin photo before cleaning?
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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2017, 08:37:01 AM »
A good coin.
Do not have a coin photo before cleaning?
This is the same state in which I got it.

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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2017, 08:53:25 AM »
This is the same state in which I got it.
It will take 5-10 years and this coin will look even better. :like:
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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2017, 09:22:20 AM »
But you can give the process a kickstart with a prolonged olive oil bath.

Peter
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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2017, 09:28:51 AM »
But you can give the process a kickstart with a prolonged olive oil bath.

Peter
Thanks. What kind of olive oil is best for cleaning/patination? Any specific brand that works better?

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Re: Ceylon: VOC, 1 Stuiver, Colombo, 1794
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2017, 09:34:47 AM »
But you can give the process a kickstart with a prolonged olive oil bath.

Peter
See my experience getting patina without accelerating this process (in vivo).
http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,39403.0.html
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