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 Posted 10/11/2018  12:06 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add NDBirdman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
What's the best way to remove green (corrosion?) from copper coins?
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 Posted 10/11/2018  12:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Specifically what type of "green" corrosion, verdigris or bronze disease? Gooey or powdery? Smooth surface or rough and pitted?

Pix may be helpful.
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 Posted 10/11/2018  02:44 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Such Oxygen!

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 Posted 10/11/2018  08:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yeah show us some photos and we can help you with your problem .
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 Posted 10/11/2018  10:16 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Normally just try some Acetone. Also, simply distilled water. Other than that, you chances are not to good.
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 Posted 10/11/2018  6:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thecoinguy1964 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Don't waste your money on Verdi-Care. I bought some with zero results years ago.
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 Posted 10/11/2018  7:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add cipster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I respect that we may have different results with Verdi Care. I've used it many times with very good results. Bad Thad is a CCF member and has been great about participating as the Verdi Care process goes on.
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 Posted 10/11/2018  7:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I've always had great results with Verdi-Care .
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 Posted 10/11/2018  8:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
with the positive comments about Verdi Care.

Also, depends on what type of "green" it is. Pics will help.
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