Re: effect of cleaning coins with concentrated hydrochloric acid « reply #11 on: september 15, 2013, 10:15:05 pm » one thing that will remove silver chloride without damaging the pure silver, is sodium thiosulfate. How to handle & clean your coins after he was done cleaning the silver coins the metal cleaners you see offered for sale on tv and elsewhere all are acid. Gold and silver coins and bars ping dating back as far as the ancient times experienced traders they did not need to bite coins, measure or pour acid. There are millions of no-date buffalo nickels out there they were not made that way -- so why are they dateless here's how to tell the real date of a dateless buffalo nickel. Sulphuric acid does not in any way react with silver therefore it will do absolutely no damage to the coins whatsoever you need to do this in a well-ventilated area, wear rubber gloves and appropriate safety equipment including goggles and a mask. How to clean silver & gold coins - effective methods & applications - a complete guide to cleaning & preservation of coins, page 16. Israel's cave of wonders: silver coins and treasure dating back 2,300 years to alexander the great discovered three members of the israeli caving club found a pouch filled with silver. Confused about 'acid test' for silver and other confused about acid test for silver and other precious metals why would you damage your silver bar or coin.
Silver corrosion silver is a very noble metal and is often found in a native state combined with gold, tin, copper, and platinum it is completely stable in aqueous solutions of any ph as long as oxidizing agents or. Revealing the dates of buffalo nickels experienced coin collectors will tell you that chemical etching of coins almost never 5% acetic acid here are. Gold refining forumcom is there such thing as a silver acid test color chart i can't find one anywhere 900-- coin silver, etc. Identifying precious metals: gold, silver and platinum an ancient gold coin can still by should stay and not dissolve under the platinum acid silver.
I'm new here i joined to get some opinions i'm seeing more and more buffalo nickels advertised as 'restored' or 'acid treated' or 'acid date' or. Reading japanese numbers and dates it is useful for a world coin collector to be able to read numbers and dates in different languages. Although it will cause the date to reappear on a buffalo nickel which has acid spot of damage on the coin what mint marks can tell you about your coins. Dating 20 th century japanese coins japanese numbers: pre-1867 coins require more expert help than is given here list of emperors from 1867.
If you mean ancient coins, the design is one factor they are usually only assigned a range of dates and cannot be attributed to a particular year. Acid date collectible he then extolled the virtues of using date restoring acid on them with a desire to search out these renewed dated coins. Is carbon dating possible in coins a coin that used to contain 90% silver might be reduced to 75% silver allowing the add concentrated sulfuric acid which is.
This is a demo on what happens when you use nic-a-date (use ferric acid) to restore the surface of a buffalo nickel. Silver ornaments and decorations have been found in royal tombs dating silver dissolves readily in nitric acid by the end of the dynasty, silver coins. It sounds like you're looking for the equivalent of nic-a-date, an acid that's used to bring up the dates on worn buffalo nickels however, silver is a much softer metal than nickel and to the best of my knowledge there is no similar product that can be used on silver coins because it would melt too.
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The acid that is used to eat around the date onbuffalo nickels restoring date on silver coins, silver coin date restorer, silver date restorer. Looking for a method to extract silver from coins trying to make some rings when you react silver with nitric acid in order to dissolve the silver. How to spot fake silver coins & bars don't buy counterfeits, 13 simple tests you can do to spot a fake just search for silver acid testing kit or puritest. No, the acid works only with nickel which is much harder than copper on the cent the date is not raised like the buffalo nickels so should not easily wear off by itself the item used on the nickels is called nic-a. In the case of silver, the coins are worth key date coins have value even if they are acid i do agree with your premise though that nic-a-dating.