Many of the Mexican conchas were made from coins. What is the silver content in Mexican pesos?
I remember my Dad telling me that the Cherokee Smith he learned from often used old Mexican coins and US silver dollars for material to work with.
I have coin silver pieces in my collection that are stamped " Coin 800". I'd not be surprised to learn Mexican coin is less that 800.
Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROIDOn Apr 14, 2017 11:06 AM, Debra Smith <email@example.com> wrote:
I have heard of the 725, but gads that was years ago, my family is a rodeoing family ( hence the cowgirl part of my name) and the silver Mexican conchos are where I saw the marking, UNFORTUNATELY the saddle set I'm talking about is long gone and scavenged by the kids. But I can see where that with conches make sense. If I find one (major tack cleanout soon) I'll post.
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