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Iron Age coin hoard


Bill W4:
The video showing cleaning is nice.

Virgil H:
Watching the cleaning is fascinating. Sure wish my uncleaned coins were that easy  :)


This is some great video of the cleaning a Hillingdon Hoard potin coin.  Cleaned using only a toothbrush, a toothpick, and a spot of water.  Brilliant! 
I rather like the reporting, which points out the coin type ("flat linear"), with a stylized Apollo and Charging Bull, and the potin alloy of lead, tin, and copper.

Wow.  I wish every uncleaned I had cleaned up like that......



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