Flip Ya For It Coin
donated by Hidd
Description: It is a rusty gold color with a carving
of a spoon, and on the other side, a
treasure chest. It is about half an
inch in size and on the side are
History: No one knows where it came from, nor
how it was made. But all we know is
what is called the Baxter's Tale.
It was a long time ago, before my
grandpappy, and there were two
brothers, Ule Baxter, and Keey Baxter.
They loved playing games, and making
little bets. So one day, they were
hiking down a trail, passing a
hackisack two the other only using
their knees. Their legs were flailin'
and the trail became steeper. And as
fate would have it, or stupidity, Ule
stumbled, and rolled down the tree
covered hill. The leaves were
crunching, and Keey was sprinting down
after him. Ule soon came to a stop in a
stream, only a foot wide.
Keey reached the shallow valley. He
helped his bother up, and Ule brushed
off the dead leaves. But a small
glimmer caught Keey's eye and he bent
down to see what it was. He scooped up
the coin, and showed it to his brother.
So, they made a wager. If it landed on
the side with the spoon, Keey won, if
it landed on the other, Ule would win.
So Keey rested the coin on his thumb
and flipped it high into the air. The
coin bounced off a river stone and
landed on the side with the spoon...
How it Works: The coin seems to be an ancient game,
where the side of the spoon makes a
spoon come into the hand of the one who
wagered on that side. The treasure
chest's side makes the one thing the
other man wants most, or the tool to