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Make a Wish at the Mystic Coin Trees of United Kingdom

From the home of the Clootie Wells comes another mystifying phenomenon that continues to intrigue people until now – the coin trees of the United Kingdom.

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From the home of the Clootie Wells comes another mystifying phenomenon that continues to intrigue people until now – the coin trees spread in various wood areas of the United Kingdom. The exact origin of the ancient tradition of hammering coins into the dead trees remains a mystery but this act is believed to bring good fortune and shoo away illnesses.

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Spirits and deities are said to live in trees and the practice of hammering coins into the trunks and branches is a way to appease these supernatural beings. Like a wishing well, the coin trees make the wishes and dreams of people come true. If you’re tempted to steal some of the hammered-in coins, be warned – bad fortune and illnesses will be transferred to you!

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Make your dreams come true at the mystic coin trees of United Kingdom.

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