Date: 2017-12-17 14:10
Despite the fact that all of that makes picking up pennies sound like the unluckiest shit ever, this tradition/superstition dates back to when we thought metal was a gift from the gods. Out of that, all the fun rhymes your great-grandparents invented started showing up: "Find a penny pick it up, all day long you'll have good luck" and "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a penny in your shoe."
The shoe penny is supposed to guarantee prosperity in your marriage. Why anyone would use the most worthless of coins as a good-luck charm is a mystery best explained with a dismissive shoulder shrug.
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In fact, the best Google gave me was the fact that 7 has been significant to humans since pretty much forever. The classical planets, . the planets visible to us before we got better at looking at planets, formed our days of the week and created our calendar. According to this guy , 7 is a recurring number in religion. God rested on the seventh day. The seven deadly sins. The seven sacraments. King Solomon won a round of Texas Hold 'em with a pair of 7s, and so on.
Additionally, horseshoes were originally made from iron, which has always been a Special Snowflake metal because it can withstand high temperatures and looks really cool when it's all glowy. The cherry on top of this lucky horseshoe sundae brings another familiar idea back around: the number 7. Like I mentioned earlier, people have had a hard-on for the number 7 since forever. So when it came time for people to nail their horseshoes to walls, they doubled down on their luck and used seven nails. Now if only someone made horseshoes out of rabbit feet.
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White people, in a shocking move that's never happened before or since, appropriated the idea of a rabbit foot as a powerful good-luck charm and began selling them, attaching all sorts of rules to ensure the foot was imbued with evil magic that made them lucky. The "logic" being, if you crammed enough evil into it and carried it with you, evil would ignore you. Like when zombies ignore Rick and the gang on The Walking Dead when they slather themselves in zombie guts.
Folklorist Bill Ellis speculates that during a time when America was doing everything in its power to blatantly fuck over black people, many black people may have found courage in the rabbit, which is traditionally a clever character in a lot of African folklore.
Humans have been superstitious for about as long as we've had the capability of higher thinking. It takes a fair amount of brain power to think you can harness the soul-crushing randomness of life, however futile a feat that may be. Many people have lucky objects that mean a lot to them personally, but throughout different cultures and times there have always been objects almost universally believed to bring good luck.