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Offline bagerap

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2 Gulden 1874
« on: May 31, 2019, 05:19:41 PM »
I'm tempted to clean this. Thoughts please.

Offline THCoins

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Re: 2 Gulden 1874
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2019, 06:38:29 PM »
The coins seems to have little wear, but the patina is not exactly pleasing. So i think i'd be also inclined to dip it, to age a bit more gracefull afterwards.

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Re: 2 Gulden 1874
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2019, 04:49:47 PM »
I need to take a better focussed picture, but I think that this is as far as I will go.

Offline Figleaf

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Re: 2 Gulden 1874
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2019, 03:28:50 PM »
A very difficult call, bagerap. The high points on this coin are the middle flower on the crown, the beard and the hair parting. It may be just the lighting, but I am seeing wear elsewhere now, while the high points look good. See e.g. the eyebrow.

Peter
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Re: 2 Gulden 1874
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2019, 05:04:13 PM »
I suspect that a lot of this is do with slightly soft focus on the image. I need to get a fresh eye test.