Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by galba68, Sep 17, 2019.
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As you know, I have developed a bit of a Julia Mamaea fetish of late. Here's my VENVS VICTRIX denarius:
Hi RC..I found Tiberius as ten days ago..I cleaned it, but its not so good..
how did you clean it? Hard to see it. Did you put in distilled water, then brush it? It looks ok, but I miss the green color that disappeared, but it could be worse (e.g., scratches from cleaning, potholes etc)
Joe, a friend of mine cleans coins under a microscope for me..
http://www.romanorum.com/docs/A Method for cleaning ancient coins. Romanorum.com.pdf
Perhaps this might give you a tingle down your leg..
JULIA MAMAEA AE Sestertius. Rome Mint 222-235 AD
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed bust right.
R: VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing left holding helmet and sceptre, with shield at her feet; S-C across fields.
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