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Amberel TOP CACHE geocoin Charon's Obol — Residential (Amberel Top Cache geocoin)

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Friday, April 22, 2011
South West England, United Kingdom
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In Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch'intrate

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I couldn't bear the thought of this custom-made geocoin going missing on travels, especially after learning of all the work that went into its production

On the other hand, the coin was intended to celebrate caching, not to sit in a drawer at Abanazar Heights.

Therefore I'd like this coin to be RESIDENTIAL. It should remain at its home cache at all times. Feel free to discover it, but please replace it exactly as you found it.

In keeping with this challenging cache, discovery of this coin isn't quite as straightforward as you'd expect

Lasciate's decoded instructions mention an "optional muddy crawl" near GZ. Proceed to that place and the coin is there, somewhere! It resides in its own bespoke hide. It is hidden in exactly the same way as the cache itself, so please use the same finding techniques. The coin is no more than 15m away from the cache, and the journey involves no squeezes

The coin itself is kept within a transparent container which is quite fiddly to open (especially with muddy hands/gloves), so I'm hoping that you will be able to see all the details without needing to open it. The case may get muddy though, so please do your best to keep it clean. Like everything else on this cache, we'll just see how it all goes

About This Item

Charon's Obol

This geocoin was kindly made and awarded by Amberel, for the geocache Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch'intrate.

The obolus, or obol, was a Greek silver coin typically used in mythology as payment to Charon for passage in his ferry across the river Acheron to the first circle of Hell. The cache page picks up the story from there

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Discovered It 11/4/2018 swindon_leys discovered it Southern England, United Kingdom   Visit Log

Yukonhuskies foraged this one out while we were playing with il nono. Still safe & sound 😊 first time I've seen one of these

Write note 10/13/2018 abanazar posted a note for it   Visit Log

Checked today with #2 Son - all was well.

Discovered It 3/10/2018 minadequate discovered it Southern England, United Kingdom   Visit Log

Its still there

Discovered It 4/16/2017 mjcross discovered it   Visit Log

Well they say "don't pay the ferryman - don't even ask the price" - but we touched the fated coin and after that it was more a case of "don't fear the reaper" ....

What a ride, what a ride. Beautiful coin!

  • What a beauty! Catch me if you can...
Discovered It 4/16/2017 smudge42 discovered it   Visit Log

Very pleased to discover this as part of the experience. Many thanks.

Discovered It 12/16/2016 Mario McTavish discovered it   Visit Log

I've sorted out many pictures on my laptop and found lots of photographs of trackables.

Apologies to any CO who's trackable may have gone missing since I took the picture - this is simply a 'discovered' log and isn't intended to say a missing cache is now active again.
I'm logging with the current date as I couldn't state when exactly I saw the trackable.

Discovered It 8/28/2016 lucinda1904 discovered it   Visit Log

Great to be able to discover this lovely coin while doing this amazing cache! Many thanks :-)

Discovered It 8/28/2016 cjfoundit discovered it   Visit Log

A great addition to an amazing cache site!

Discovered It 6/27/2016 CornishGazza discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in great company following a fantastic cache. :)

Discovered It 6/27/2016 Yukonhuskies discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered with rocksniffer and smaughunter and crew in its pleased to find this coin.fantastic calcite formations inside the cavern.thanks for placing this for us to discover

  • Calcite formations
  • Calcite formations
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