Coins on gravestones have particular meanings

Coins on gravestones have particular meaningsmoney left at nationwide cemeteries and condition veterans cemeteries is gathered eventually,with the money used to maintain the cemetery or even to pay burial costs for homeless veterans.

 
 
 
 

In the United States, this practice allegedly became common during the Vietnam War due to the political divide in the united kingdom through the war, Snopes reports. It was a way to show respect without getting into an uncomfortable discussion concerning the war with the soldier’s household.

 
 
 
 

Listed by Snopes because “legend,” the website is unable to verify that the custom actually goes back to Vietnam; the earliest reference to the practice dates to a website post in June 2009, it reports.

 
 
 
 

Along with monetary coins, {challenge coins can also be on the graves of some servicemen. challenge coins can be found on the graves of some servicemen also. These tokens identify their bearers as members of a particular military unit and are not given out readily. Challenge coins found at a grave site probably were left there by members of the soldier’s unit. Challenge coins found at a grave site almost were remaining there by members of the soldier’s unit.

 
 
 
 

I is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank god that such men lived. George S Patton

 
 

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