TITLE

COINS ON HEADSTONES

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Treesearcher;Jan2013, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the tradition of leaving coins on the cemeteries of military personnel in the U.S. It mentions that coin left on the grave site suggests that someone else has visited the grave to pay respect to the soldier and a nickel coin indicates that the person who visited the grave and the deceased soldier were trained together at a boot camp. It also informs that coins are collected for the maintenance of cemeteries.
ACCESSION #
86440093

 

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