Roman Coin Cleaning Help/Tips!?

ok so for a school project i have to clean this old Roman coin.. it's really green and ive tried a lot of stuff to clean it and NOTHING works!!!! i really need help so if anyone has tips on a method that actually works.. help!


i know a lot of people say that your not supposed to clean old coins. but thats not an option for me. i have to clean it

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  • 1 decade ago
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    you don't say what type of metal the coin is made of. I would first soak it in bleach water about 4 parts water to 1 part bleach. After about 15 minutes I would remove it from the bleach mixture and scrub it with a old tooth brush.

    I think that will take the green off.

    Good Luck

    PS sorry you had to clean the coin because it does lower the value.

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