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Coin Trees of the UK

That’s not bark, but coins driven into the surface of a tree! In several locations in the UK, people have stuck coins into “wishing trees”. Colossal has a picture roundup of these oddly lovely trees and The Guardian provides some historical information about the practice, which apparently dates back to at least the Eighteenth Century.

Image Gallery and News Article | Photo by Flickr user lens buddy

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September 11th, 2011

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Stranger to the World

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