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  1. #196
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    tokenguy

    Oct 2006
    Texas and Oklahoma
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    Great story, no matter if true or fiction. In fact if you know history of USA, many Native American Indian tribes were paid their annuity in gold coin, as it was less bulky than paying them in silver. Many of these N.A. did bury their gold coins, for various reasons, and much of it may remain to be found. To me this story sounds much like a N.A. annuity gold coin cache that was secreted back then...and gives me hope.

    In accordance with the treaty between the Choctaw Indian and the United States Government, annuity payments were issued on a regular basis from this building. Boats carrying wooden barrels filled with gold coins would float up the Arkansas River until they reached the landing, then would be carted across the remaining miles to the old agency building.
    Last edited by texasvarmit; Nov 03, 2013 at 08:32 AM.
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    In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.

  2. #197

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    Great story, indeed.

  3. #198
    us
    Aug 2008
    Ahwatukee
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    Finders keepers.
    Last edited by River Rat; Feb 26, 2014 at 06:18 PM.
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  4. #199
    us
    Mar 2010
    Florida
    ACE 250,AT PRO, CZ21...RTG pro scoop...Stealth 720
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    Lets get this back up top.

  5. #200
    us
    Dec 2005
    Tennessee
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    Life happens and I haven't posted on TN for several years but detecting is in my blood so like an old friend, I've come back. Love this story. Thank you NS for sharing it with us.
    "Always Do Good...It'll Please Some and Confuse the Rest"

  6. #201
    us
    Dec 2014
    Eastern Pa.
    White's Coinmaster, Bullseye TRX
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Incredible story. I was on the edge of my seat reading it. I hope everything worked itself out in the end for you!
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    Start a petition to ban the aluminum can and all of its vile accessories!

  7. #202
    us
    Jul 2013
    Ohio
    Three White's, one Fisher and a Minelab.....I'm beginning to wonder if I am a metal detectorist .....or a collector of metal detectors?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ckrakowski View Post
    pics or it did not happen. you do not even say what "coins" you supposedly found.
    Use your imagination.... There are several possible reasons why the pics were not posted...or maybe? You are a government employee?
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  8. #203
    us
    Mar 2004
    Severn, Maryland
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    I understand all that you did afterwards. Getting the landowner to agree, allowed you to legally own your share, after the fact. Removing any evidence of any earlier time stamp (pics) was also good in they came after you. Every time you look at the Vette, you remember the whole thing. Like I said I understand totally how you reacted afterwards. I wouldn't go back either. Take care and I hope your still around to read this. Great read.
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  9. #204
    Charter Member

    Mar 2016
    Garrett GTA 1000 PowerMaster
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    I know this is an old thread, but I appreciate that the OP shared it. It gives one insight and the ability to find treasure vicariously!
    No proof is needed to appease ANYONE!
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  10. #205

    Sep 2015
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    Great finds. This one you will never forget. I hope that you did not sell these coins to coin dealers but through coins auctions. Sent me a private message and I will tell you which one to use. Thanks for sharing.

  11. #206
    us
    Jun 2016
    Tx
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    This is amazing! I am at loss for words... Well a week ago I found 7 modern pennies at the park...
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    My avatar shows my next location I want to metal detect!

  12. #207
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    beachcomber, treasure hunter, fisherman

    Jun 2016
    FL keys
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    Thats the best treasure story ive ever herd. I feel sweaty , nervous , and excited. Hands down the the best one. Ill be digging for years now.
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  13. #208
    us
    Oct 2012
    Red River, La
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    Cool story! I was soooo hoping for pics, tho.

  14. #209

    Sep 2015
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    Great finds, go back to find more.

  15. #210
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    us
    Feb 2005
    MI USA
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    Metal Detecting
    I'll have to call BS, but if true rather dense to even post the story.

 

 
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