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Color me impressed....and a bit jelous!

November 01, 2021 10:32AM
Jadon/Chris - really, really impressive here on the West Coast. While i know there are few Seated halves out here in the wild, I wasn't sure we'd ever see Spanish silver in the PNW given the prominence of seated coins by the time settlement started in ~1845.

Happy for you...and it a nice little bit of adrenaline to get us all out there! Both are still on my bucket list...and i can only hope it happens one day.

What i find most interesting is what was going on at your family farm in 1850/60. I know some of the history of some of the adjacent properties in terms of settlement, but makes you wonder if there was a trading post/store on your farm....or whether it was just a local farm that had money changing hands at harvest. Given the number of find from the 1800s, something more than clothesline drops was going on.

Way to save some history and get some great conversation pieces! Enjoy the moment (as you know, it can be many years in between such finds!).

Subject Author Views Posted

A major bucket lister! Big shiny OLD! Attachments

Jadon_PDX 119 October 30, 2021 09:23PM

Big and shiny and OLD!

UtahRich 39 November 02, 2021 08:31AM

I guess I ought to beat UtahRich to this acknowledgement .....

Monte 48 November 02, 2021 06:49AM

Putting on the Uniform

UtahRich 53 November 02, 2021 08:48AM

Color me impressed....and a bit jelous!

zincoln 53 November 01, 2021 10:32AM

Wow, nice!! N/T

kac 27 October 31, 2021 09:48PM

So I joined Jadon today... Attachments

exploregon 70 October 31, 2021 06:48PM

2 Reale Spanish Silver

UtahRich 25 November 02, 2021 08:19AM

Re: So I joined Jadon today...

OregonGregg 41 November 01, 2021 08:21AM

Congratulations to you as well, Chris. smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

Monte 34 October 31, 2021 11:28PM

Re: Congratulations to you as well, Chris. smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

exploregon 39 October 31, 2021 11:57PM

'Thanks' for the added info. Appreciated. N/T

Monte 30 November 01, 2021 02:52AM

Re: So I joined Jadon today...

Utmike 49 October 31, 2021 07:22PM

Re: So I joined Jadon today... Attachments

Jadon_PDX 63 October 31, 2021 07:21PM

Sweet! N/T

NWCindy 30 October 31, 2021 05:16PM

Well done Jadon, Congratulations!!! N/T

Timbertodd 36 October 31, 2021 01:56PM

Re: Sweet find Mr Congrats! N/T

Kickindirt 29 October 31, 2021 11:53AM

One of the most elusive, congrats!!

Utmike 53 October 31, 2021 09:56AM


OregonGregg 39 October 31, 2021 09:10AM

thumbs upsmiling bouncing smileysmileys with diet Dr. Pepper float CONGRATULATIONS !!!

Monte 43 October 31, 2021 12:59AM

Great job Jadon! N/T

exploregon 29 October 31, 2021 06:17PM

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