Cleaned vs uncleaned

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  1. Genesis.1

    Genesis.1 Member

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    Hello fellow stackers!

    I read yesterday that someone doesn't trust coins that have been tampered with ie cleaned. Does anyone else feel this way?

    I was going to clean my 50c rounds but I'm not sure now. I know it doesn't increase their value but they look so much better when clean.

    When the time comes will I have a harder time trying to get rid of them if I clean them?

    Thank you :)
     
  2. spannermonkey

    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Dealers & collectors want touch cleaned coins
    round 50's why bother
    Why waste your energy & time :rolleyes:
    each their own
     
  3. House

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    Round 50's are fine to clean. Won't make a difference when selling them on at any time. Very few ads for them on here mention what state they're in and even less people question it.

    Some like to clean them and some aren't bothered, totally upto you. I vote you clean them. It's almost therapeutic :D
     
  4. sammysilver

    sammysilver Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Hi Genesis, I'll be up the Mountains on Sunday. Calling in to the Wentworth Falls Markets.
     
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    alexisio New Member Silver Stacker

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    Its all in the eye of the beholder.
     
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    ego2spare Well-Known Member

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    cloudy ammonia for a day then silvo lightly all over. Making your 50s look like new bullion rounds. It has to be done!
     
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    SpacePete Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    You're heading there to buy round 50s at the market?
     
  8. sammysilver

    sammysilver Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    No, I scour the markets for Cloisonn, my other great collection item.
     
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    Caput Lupinum Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I like my 50c rounds like I like my women, dirty in the sack
     
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    What is everyone's opinion on cleaning British half crowns, yay or nay?
     
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    +1
     
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    Unless it gives you pleasure or you don't value your own time i don't know why you would..

    Let me know if you like cleaned coins.. they are the ones i am selling..
     
  13. spannermonkey

    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    :rolleyes:
    They have some numi value don't they ?
    Just wash it away if you wish :eek:
     
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    Thanks everyone for their input. I think I'll clean them, I don't have many so at least what I do have will look nice :)
     
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    Did 100 this morn in less than 5 mins, from soaking bowl to tubes. Worth the 'effort' for a bunch of real shiny real money.
     
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    and they jingle like real money too
     

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