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    King George II

    Here is a 1734 King George II copper I found a couple of weeks ago . some before cleaning , after an initial cleaning and a final cleaning pictures . These Coins here in the northeast are not uncommon to find , and most are not rare or very special so i decided to use a new tool on it . Its called Eurotool a pen like fiberglass brush and i was very nicely surprised at the finished look . honing your cleaning skills on the "average or common coins" will help you save those scarce or rare types .

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    Nice work Dan. I'm gonna have to have Santy Claus get me one of those Eurotools.
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    Great looking coin. You did a good job on it. CONGRATS
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    Thanks gentlemen . I was pleased how some of the finer details came out pretty well . like the ribbon at the back of his head and the X in REX. see his eye and facial features differences in the highlighted pictures.
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    That's amazing Dan !!! Great work on giving King George a facelift . I would never have believed results like that could be possible .

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    Very nice! I can see how that could be useful on other coins like some of the old toasty Indians. Thanks for the demo!
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    This eurotool now needs my attention. Your end results are great. How did you hear of this???
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    Al , I'm always on the look out to find better tips and tools to help with cleaning coins , especially coppers . I read about these some months back and ordered two of their "scratch brushes" (what a name to a coin guy huh? ) the nylon one and the fiber glass one but this was my first real serious test . This King George I really didn't think would get much better (second picture ) so I figured "ah I'm not going to lose too much sleep if I make it worse" . the nylon brush is much gentler than the fiber glass one . since this post i did an 1833 matron that was covered in a rough textured look and the coin is more appealing now .
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    Thanks for the info. Looks like I'll be ordering these soon.
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    Great copper! Excellent job on the cleaning
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    That is one heck of a result Dan!
    I have a very similar tool I used to use for cleaning corroded circuit traces when I repaired electronics back in the day. A Precista 267 manufactured in Germany.
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    Nice, Dan. Good results. I might have to invest in one of these things.

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