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Premium Uncleaned Roman Coins from the Balkans

 
 
Premium Uncleaned Roman Coins from the Balkans
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Price MSRP: $3.00
Our Price: $1.35 - $2.00
Savings: $1.65 (55%)
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Premium Uncleaned Coins from the Balkans

These coins are NOT Junk, trust me.

FYI - I was too lazy to count out these special coins and Sheri did it for me in the back yard. She can be counted to not 'cherry-pick' any of them and she counted them into bags of 100 each, and that is important for bulk buyers.

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.

Our bulk price of 100 coins for only $135 is crazy.

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

Reviews

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]
by Mark Wilson Date Added: Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Great fun, good quality, and I'm working on a very nice Aurelian from this lot.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
by Bendik Kristoffersen Date Added: Thursday 13 October, 2016
Being new to coin cleaning I have been taking it slow og been careful. The result it several goodlooking coins of high quality and several that looks to be just as good with a bit more water and care. There is only two coins that i do not think I will be able to restore, But since I ordered 15 and got 17 i can't complain ;)..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
by Michael Ginsburg Date Added: Tuesday 14 May, 2013
These were among the best inexpensive, truly uncleaned coins I have had. If more ever become available, buy as many as you can. They sold out quickly for a good reason!!..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]
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25 - 50 $1.75
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Excellent coins.A dream to clean.Thank you the best uncleand ..

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