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Moneda 5 bani 1867

Diametru: 25.00 mm
Masa: 5.0000 g
Material: Cupru
Monetărie: Anglia: Heaton/Birmingham
Tipul muchie: neteda
Designer: Wyon
Calitate: F

Moneda 50 bani 1881

Fata: Inscripţia CAROL I DOMNUL ROMANIEI şi efigia domnului spre stînga, cerc perlat exterior.  Sub gît este marcat numele gravorului, KULLRICH
Dos: Valoarea nominală 50 BANI, ROMANIA, anul 1881, stema României, litera V (simbolul monetăriei din Viena) şi spic de grîu, cerc perlat exterior.
Diametru: 18 mm Greutate: 2,5 g Compozitie: argint 83,5%, cupru 16,5 % Muchie: zimtata Tiraj: 1.000.000 piese Gravor: Kullrich, inscriptia de-a lungul gatului.

1 leu 1884 coin

Characteristics of 1 leu 1884 coin:
1) 23 mm diameter, 5 g,

2) silver 83.5%, copper 16.5%, grained edge 3) denomination "1 L", year 1884, Romanian coat of arms, letter B and wheat ear, the signs of Romanian mint, outer pearl circle.
4) inscription "CAROL I REGE AL ROMANIEI" meaning "KING OF ROMANIA" and CAROL I head facing left, outer pearl circle. Under the neck lies KULLRICH, the engraver's name.

5) Mintage: 1.000.000 coins in 1884 and 400.000 coins in 1885. HistoryPrincipality of RomaniaAlthough the first Romanian coins were minted in the United Kingdom  in 1867, a one leu coin was not introduced until 1870. The first one leu coin was 83.5% silver and 16.5% copper, with a diameter of 23mm and mass of 5g. The obverse bore the portrait of Carol I of Romania facing left with the inscription CAROL I DOMNUL ROMANIEI (Carol I Prince of the Romanians). The reverse, similar to other Romanian coins of the time, featured the denomination and year of mi…

How to clean antique coins- Roman coin Project

The cleaning of an artifact is an irreversible operation once the corrosion products have been stripped, some precious information and history can be lost forever. Always leave a small area of the original corrosion products on an artifact.
The methods for cleaning bronze can be: - electrochemical - electrolytic - mechanical The less invasive method is mechanical cleaning under microscope observation and the results are amazing!