Users' questions

What happens if you put hydrogen peroxide on a penny?

What happens if you put hydrogen peroxide on a penny?

Not only will the hydrogen peroxide dissolve the years of dirt on the coins but it will also sterilize them.

How do you clean crusty Roman coins?

Soak your coins in olive oil (it is slightly acidic), WD40, or distilled water (not tap water or spring water). Few people have the patience to soak them long enough.

What do professionals use to clean coins?

Pour your distilled white vinegar into your shallow bowl. There should be enough vinegar to completely cover your coins. Gently place your coin or coins into the vinegar. Let your coins sit for at least 30 minutes.

How do you clean oxidized coins?

  1. Wet the coin thoroughly with clean water.
  2. Roll the coin in baking soda.
  3. Scrub the corrosion away using a toothbrush or rag.
  4. Rinse the coin clean.
  5. Repeat the scrubbing and rinsing until the corrosion is removed.
  6. Fill a plastic bottle with an acidic substance, such as tomato juice, orange juice or vinegar.

How to clean coins with hydrogen peroxide at home?

How to Clean Coins using Hydrogen Peroxide Hydrogen peroxide is the perfect, all natural solution to clean coins with. Its as simple as dropping the coins in the hydrogen peroxide solution and then waiting for 1-2 days.

What’s the best way to clean a Roman coin?

A good first step is to wash the coin with water and dish soap. This will get the surface dirt off. Then scrub with the toothbrush, maybe applying a little baking soda to the coin as you scrub. Soak it in Olive Oil overnight, and then repeat. And repeat…and repeat…and, well you get the picture. This process can take days, weeks, or even months.

Can you use alcohol to clean copper coins?

Since all alcohol is neutral (having neither acidic or alkaline charges) it will only remove ceraint oil base soils. The advantage is it will not cause any decrease in numismatic value, but there are better options for cleaning materials. Thanks! What are ultrasonic cleaners when it comes to cleaning copper coins?

How long do you soak coins in distilled water?

Put the coins you want to clean in the container and allow them to soak for 10 to 15 minutes. Take the coins out and place them on the clean, soft cloth. Using the old, soft toothbrush scrub the face of the coin softly. Place the coin in the second container filled with the remaining distilled water. Allow sitting for five to ten minutes.