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VonDrobac
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« on: June 08, 2012, 04:36:36 pm »

is this bronze disease or something else?
I tried to take off a little but it is very solid
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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2012, 06:03:09 pm »

VD,

If it flakes off into dust with your fingernail it is bronze disease.

This looks more like some type of deposit, most likely harmless.

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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012, 09:35:00 am »

thanks for the reply Mark

will keep coin though is worn, I like a portrait.

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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2012, 10:33:48 pm »

VD,

Yes, an excellent portrait and certainly a keeper Smiley

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