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Puzzling Trees Covered With Coins Found In British Forest

Who says money doesn't grow on trees? Well, it surely does! 

The strange phenomenon of gnarled old trees with coins embedded all over their bark has been spotted on trails from the Peak District to the Scottish Highlands.  

Puzzling Trees Covered With Coins Found In British Forest

Puzzling Trees Covered With Coins Found In British Forest

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The act of pushing coins into trees was started in 1700's.

The act of pushing coins into trees was started in 1700's.

People push coins in the hope of good luck.

People push coins in the hope of good luck.

The coins are usually knocked into felled tree trunks using stones by passers-by, who hope it will bring them good fortune.

The coins are centuries old.

The coins are centuries old.

These fascinating spectacles often have coins from centuries ago buried deep in their bark and warped by the passage of time.

There are other legends surrounding the coins as well!

There are other legends surrounding the coins as well!

People's belief:

People's belief:

Some believe that wizened tree stumps were homes for deities and supernatural creatures.

The trees even receive sweets on Christmas.

The trees even receive sweets on Christmas.

In fact some people would bring sweets and gifts to the trees on Christmas, hoping some goodwill to the divine entities that lived there

Isn't it look wonderful?

Isn't it look wonderful?

These trees serve amazing sightings, and the different currencies serve as a fascinating window into the past.

It's quite amazing really.

It's quite amazing really.

Looking at these beautiful images and knowing the history behind them, it's hard to disagree.

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