Coin Wishing Tree

Certainly didn’t bring good health to the tree

In lieu of a Coin Toss in the United Kingdom



A Money Tree (Swilla Glen) near Ingleton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Coin Wishing Tree

In the 1700s, they were used as wishing trees.


People believed that a person suffering from an illness could hammer a coin
into a tree trunk, and the tree would take the illness away...


But if someone removed a coin, they themselves would become ill.




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