Silver Bullheads,Shine or Leave As ?

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stanslad
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After reading another post today & the great reply from Dave the Slave, it reminded me of the George 3rd bullheads found years ago, in various shades of patination due to area & soil conditions, all from an old picnic/leisure area with sticky clay soil, the darker ones seemed to come up nearer the edge of the river,
Just rinsed under the tap when found, but wondering do I leave as is to show condition or shine up for the cabinets ?

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Graham
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I think they look great as they are. :thumbsup:
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I think that they are just beautiful too. :D :thumbsup:
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You have the whole colour Spectrum there.
Love the Bank Token.
Personally would keep them as they are.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Don't clean, lovely tone as is :thumbsup:
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They look good as they are. :thumbsup:
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Oxgirl
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It’s a personal thing I guess. I’d be tempted to lightly clean the very dark ones but that’s just me :D
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Oxgirl wrote: Fri Mar 01, 2024 10:59 pm I’d be tempted to lightly clean the very dark ones but that’s just me :D
What with an angle grinder! :shock: :lol:
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Leave alone.
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Personally, I like the dark patina on these...The only time I would clean was if the patina was already missing on parts of coin giving an uneven/ blotchy/appearence..
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Personally I would clean them but there's cleaning and cleaning! I don't want 'shiny' but just nice/old looking coins. If you haven't scanned the coin cleaning websites it's worth a look before you have a go
If you clean/polish the hell out of them they are virtually useless :shock:
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A light clean I bet they were super shiny when originally made
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Personally I would leave them Clint, maybe just touch the bank token up a bit to get rid of the mottled reverse ..............if they were mine they would proberbly still have the mud on them, keeping up with cleaning finds is not my strong point :D is the Great Western still going, not been up that way for ages ?
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