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Offline wileyc

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Should I clean also?
« on: September 15, 2011, 12:52:42 am »
Manuel I Komnenus AE tetarteron Type B SB1976
Obverse: Cross, with X at center, stg on three steps
Reverse: Half length figure of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1976 H 17.15-16 type B
20mm 3.38 gm

Nice coin for this series should I clean it or leave it be? I have not really done much with it. I hate to soak it as it has a nice patina as is.

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Re: Should I clean also?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2011, 02:07:26 am »
I like it as is.

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Re: Should I clean also?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2011, 07:13:32 am »
Is very fine like that. I like the dark green patina. The dust ephasizez the details.

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Re: Should I clean also?
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2011, 08:18:03 am »
Maybe mechanically clean the high points to remove the dustiness. The patina looks stable enough for that anyway. :) (or leave it as is, it is not bad now!)

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Re: Should I clean also?
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2011, 10:58:10 am »
Thanks all, thats what I was thinking just was curious about other thoughts.

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