The Work of the Ceramics, Glass and Metals Section, British Museum Department of Conservation and Scientific Research

The work of the Ceramics, Glass & Metals Section, British Museum Department of Conservation & Scientific Research. Chemical cleaning a Roman coin hoard. The coins are inspected regularly to avoid over cleaning. Many of the coins have retained a layer of silvering, like this coin of Claudius II Gothicus.

The work of the Ceramics, Glass & Metals Section, British Museum Department of Conservation & Scientific Research. Chemical cleaning a Roman coin hoard. The coins are inspected regularly to avoid over cleaning. Many of the coins have retained a layer of silvering, like this coin of Claudius II Gothicus.