YOU TELL US – Kc Roestenberg, a member of our St. George News community, submitted the following story with a photo. He wrote:
“My wife and I live in Southern California and were visiting Zion (National) Park last Saturday. We were traveling down the narrows trail when we came across an area of the trail were water was seeping thru the rocks and ferns were growing. A gentleman with another group of hikers started digging into a (crevasse) because he thought he saw something shiny tucked into the rock. Lo and behold he pulled a U.S. Silver Peace dollar dated 1923 from in between the rock.
“If I had not if seen it with my own eyes I would not have believed it. I took a picture of the person and the coin …. My wife and I came up with a romantic theory that a honeymoon couple were walking the narrows and tucked the coin into the (crevasse) vowing to come back in 25 years to retrieve the coin for sentimental value.
“I am sure others can come up with a host of theories but I found the whole experience very intriguing.”
At Roestenberg’s suggestion, we put it to you, readers. Do you have a theory about how the coin ended up there? Got a photo caption you can’t resist sharing? Or perhaps you’re the lucky man who found it. You tell us.
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