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Buried treasure: Seiad woman unearths 41 gold coins in her garden...
Posted by: Vernon in Virginia~Formerly Alaska
Date: February 19, 2012 06:53AM


inBy Ami Ridling
Siskiyou Daily News
Posted Feb 17, 2012

Seiad Valley, Calif.



I'd bet they went and purchased a metal detector to look for more........:shocked:N/T
Posted by: TwoRivers
Date: February 19, 2012 07:54AM

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I dunno ~ you think they could afford it? :unsure:N/T
Posted by: Vernon in Virginia~Formerly Alaska
Date: February 19, 2012 08:06AM

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Well, now..I think I'll start planting fruit trees in my yard. Hank often tells me that his mother was paid her wages in gold coins in the early 1900's...wecurrently live on the old family property. 8)N/T
Posted by: Magyar
Date: February 19, 2012 08:09AM

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Let your dogs dig holes ~ Better yet , let Jim's dog come over and dig holes.N/T
Posted by: Vernon in Virginia~Formerly Alaska
Date: February 19, 2012 08:25AM

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We dig lots o' jar lids and broken jars 'round here. That's the kind o' vision i have everytime i encounter one o' them zinc lids. Man, good for her. I wonder if/when a bootom feeder for the Lowden's is gonna show up. In this country i'd tell no one :nonoN/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 09:07AM

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She would do a mighty fine job of it..yeppers. :thumbup: I'd venture to say tho that she'd keep and not tell me.N/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 09:09AM

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Yep I'm sure someone will show up with a court order very soon ~ I thunk I would have kept my mouth shut about this one.N/T
Posted by: Vernon in Virginia~Formerly Alaska
Date: February 19, 2012 09:12AM

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That'll no doubt will be the follow up story you'll be postin next.N/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 09:16AM

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Heck Lorraine, the harvest alone is worth the plantin. I've been puttin two fruit trees in each spring for the past 3 years.So far, peaches, bartlett pears and bing cherries.You ever dig any cool family stuff in yer yard yet ?N/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 09:22AM

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So far, I've found a Walking Liberty, a 1910 dog tag, an ornate amber brooch, and lots of wheaties; I 've been diggin' where Hank's father had an old still during Prohibition Era.N/T
Posted by: Magyar
Date: February 19, 2012 10:29AM

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Jacky can't find beans....I'd have to get a "Golden Retriever" to get the job done :rofl:N/T
Posted by: Magyar
Date: February 19, 2012 10:30AM

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Now if you find a little hiden moonshine, that would be a find.:beers:N/T
Posted by: RustyNTX
Date: February 19, 2012 10:56AM

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I've been thinkin 'bout this and the thing i find entriguing. How well off was Mr Lowden ( or whoever buried the coins) that they could afford to bury $820.00 at that time.:shrug:N/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 12:16PM

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That's pretty good girl. My best finds in my yard so far are an 1890 seated dime and 5 LC's.That jar o' DE's is out there though, i know it :DN/T
Posted by: Jim West Pa
Date: February 19, 2012 12:17PM

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