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  1. #196

    Oct 2006
    Texas and Oklahoma
    Garrett AT gold, Fisher CZ5 quicksilver, Garrett pinpointer
    78 times
    Metal Detecting
    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 09:32 AM.
    In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.

  2. #197

    Nov 2013
    2 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Great story, indeed.

  3. #198
    Aug 2008
    69 times
    Finders keepers.
    Last edited by River Rat; Feb 26, 2014 at 07:18 PM.

  4. #199
    Mar 2010
    ACE 250,AT PRO, CZ21...RTG pro scoop...Stealth 720
    3849 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Lets get this back up top.

  5. #200
    Dec 2005
    Spectra V3i, Eurotek Pro
    4 times
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    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
    Dec 2014
    Eastern Pa.
    White's Coinmaster, Bullseye TRX
    31 times
    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!
    Start a petition to ban the aluminum can and all of its vile accessories!

  7. #202
    Jul 2013
    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?
    408 times
    Metal Detecting
    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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