Conservation Showcase: 1921 10c

Posted on 1/30/2012

A recent example from our conservation laboratory

BEFORE CONSERVATION
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AFTER CONSERVATION
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Even circulated coins can benefit from conservation. This 1921 Dime, though well circulated, does have significant value as a key date piece in the Mercury Dime series. The conservators with NCS were able to remove much of the odd brown residues on both sides of this Dime while retaining a natural look of a circulated silver coin. Following the conservation this coin was able to grade numerically with NGC.

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