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Premium Uncleaned Roman Coins from the Balkans

 
 
Premium Uncleaned Roman Coins from the Balkans
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Savings: $1.00 (33%)
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Premium Uncleaned Coins from the Balkans

These coins are NOT Junk, trust me.

In the past, we have referred to these as ‘beginner coins’ or ‘excellent for honing your cleaning skills' or ‘practice coins.’ These are not.

As seen in the photo, each of these LRBC issues are simply covered with soft dirt that will respond best with DW soaks and mechanical cleaning with dental picks, common scalpels, and tooth brushing, etc.

These ‘Balkan Coins’ are just the same as our True Premium issues, but just a bit smaller. Æ 3, Æ 3/4s and Æ4s that didn't quite meet the size.

Our opinion is that, properly cleaned and restored, nearly all these coins will clean up to VF or better condition, with a green patina and easily attributed via RIC.

Remember, you're buying at a 'per coin' price.

Happy Hunting? For sure! Don't forget to add flips and pages to your order...you'll need them, trust me.

Reviews

by Daniel Buoncristiani Date Added: Tuesday 14 May, 2013
good, nothing to write home about. enough constantiniusess et.al. AE coins. I need silver or silvered antoninianus coins to pique my interest. Not for these prices though. a good fair product. few surprises..

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars [4 of 5 Stars]
by Joseph Lynch Date Added: Saturday 14 September, 2013
Really nice coins. Everyone can be attributed. Very little cleaning involved. It was a fun project

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
by Lee Stevenson Date Added: Tuesday 17 December, 2013
Simply some of the best uncleaned I have ever received! Thank you Guys! :-)

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
by Frank Pisano Date Added: Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Of the ten uncleaned Roman coins from the Balkans were nine late empire coins of commonly found emperors and issues--Constantine, Constans, Probus, and Valens. As has been typical of my purchases from NRC, all of the coins cleaned up in VF condition, some with lovely patinas. With the nine was a large rather crusty coin that held a fine surprise--a Hadrian with Concord (I believe) on the reverse. Believing the coin to be silver, I cleaned too zealously and took off patina in two places. I could kick myself, but I'm very pleased with this find: A copper Hadrian in Good condition. Whether this coin found its way into the hoard by some strange circumstance, or by the hand of Kevin Sandes who wanted to add something special to the order--I am quite happy with this the most exciting reveal of an uncleaned coin in my several hunts...

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
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