Sitting on a small fortune: Guitarist finds 85 down the back of his sofa while looking for his plectrum

Sitting on a small fortune: Guitarist finds 85 down the back of his sofa while looking for his plectrumIT worker found hundreds of coins down the crevices of his couchSaid he had never noticed the hole in the sofa where his money was goingCoins ranged from 1ps to 2 – but there were no bank notes hidden away | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 14 December 2012 A man who searched down the back of his sofa for a missing guitar plectrum began finding coins – which eventually totalled a whopping 85. Norman Hore, 65, was at home with friends when he dropped his instrument's pick and began rummaging in the crevices of his couch

Rare Queen Anne Vigo coin found by widow sold for 300,000 at Tunbridge Wells auction

Widow clearing out late husband's chest of drawers found 300,000 18th century gold coin made from captured Spanish treasure Coin is one of just 20 Queen Anne 'Vigo' five guinea pieces made in 1703 Pensioner didn't know husband had it and says he had no interest in coins | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 6 December 2012 A widow who found an old coin as she cleared out her late husband’s chest of drawers today sold it for nearly 300,000 at auction. The unidentified woman had no idea her husband had the valuable treasure stashed away among his clothes.

What are the odds? New study shows how guessing heads or tails isn"t really a 50-50 game

What are the odds New study shows how guessing heads or tails isn't really a 50-50 game | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 2 December 2012 [headerlinks You don’t need to be a mathematician or a Vegas card shark to know that, when all things are equal, the probability of flipping a coin and guessing which side lands up correctly is 50-50.