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.