S.Sever, denar,before and after

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  1. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    Some parts still have to be cleaned, but I am very satisfied so far..Very fine, extremely fine? Your opinion?

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  3. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    That's lovely! What a find!!

    I have a Geta with a similar reverse type:

    Geta, Caesar AD 198-209.
    Roman AR denarius, 3.43 g, 19.4 mm.
    Rome, AD 199-204.
    Obv: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust, right.
    Rev: VICT AETERN, Victory advancing left, holding open wreath in both hands over oval shield set on base.
    Refs: RIC 23; BMCRE 247-48; Cohen/RSC 206; RCV 7205; Hill 458.
  4. William F

    William F Well-Known Member

    What a transformation! I'm not much into ancients so I'll pass on the grading but its a beautiful Denarius!
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  5. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    That cleaned up very nicely.
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  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Wow. What a difference! Great job!
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  7. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Nice before-and-after comparisons. :)
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  8. Shea19

    Shea19 Supporter! Supporter

    Great find and great cleaning job!
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  9. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    That's so cool! Where do you get the uncleaned coins? Metal detecting I assume?
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  10. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    Wonderful job!
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  11. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Perfect. The cleaning is even better than this very nice find. Did you soak it in distilled water for many days?
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    ancient coin hunter Basileus Megalos

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  13. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Super looking coin @galba68!! Really like the reverse design...
    Congrats on a great find! And thanks for showing it cleaned, always nice to see.
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  14. bcuda

    bcuda El Ibérico loco Supporter

    @galba68 You cleaned that one up perfectly ! So happy to see the before and after
    what a wonderful and beautiful denarius you have Milan my Friend.
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  15. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    In lemon juice, 4-5 hours...
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  16. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    Metal; detecting..
  17. David Atherton

    David Atherton Flavian Fanatic

    In what region was this found? Without geographic context, it's hard to appreciate the history or importance of a MD find.
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  18. Moda888

    Moda888 Member

    nice Wonderful
  19. Egry

    Egry Supporter! Supporter

    That is so cool
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