Why Do You Put a Coin in Champagne Cork?

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In the UK, placing a coin in the cork of a champagne bottle is considered to be a way of valuing a moment. This tradition has no scientific or economic basis, and is based on the assumption by some that champagne is a sign of good luck. This tradition is often seen at weddings where champagne is served freely.
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as already stated it's for luck! in the days of flappers not slappers i believe a silver threepenny or fourpenny bit was used, and latterly a silver sixpence, all old money in lsd.
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Putting a coin in a champagne cork is a known custom for wishing a couple prosperity, and is a neat remembrance.
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You dont.
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its a superstition that if you put a coin over 20p into a champagne cork it brings good luck to whoever you give it to but you have to have been given it you cant put a coin in yourself
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