Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by CapnMike, Jan 16, 2022.
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NO, please don't promote using finger nail polish remover as it has additives that can leave residue and damage a coin. I realize you may have thought it was a trashed cent, so why not, but giving out information that newbies might read, could be taken to heart. Always use 100% acetone, easily purchased at most hardware stores. Just my two cents.
How long did you let is soak? Longer soaks may produce better results, plus using a soft item like a toothpick to help remove/loosen the object may help.
It would just be a learning experience as the coin itself is still only worth 1¢.
This is a piece of junk. Open your eyes. He doesn’t need to get fussy, here.
Step back and think about a new collector reading this post. Do you think they may just come away with thinking it is okay to use finger nail polish for coin? I do, hence my comments.
I know that. But I'm troubleshooting this guy. Why tell him to run out and get 100% acetone for something like this? That was my thinking. Nail polish remover is a much more common household item, and that's why I said it.
But you're right. But none of the newbies listen to me, anyway, so...
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