The anonymous donor claims he had a sudden windfall in the San Francisco real estate market and is doing this as a way of giving back to the community (along with more traditional philanthropy). Any and all can follow the clues about his frequent "cash drops" like this one.
A couple in northern California found a stash of 1,400 coins buried under a tree on their own property. Fresh and mint, the face value of the coins adds up to around $27,000. But to collectors, individual pieces are worth an upwards of $1 million apiece.
So, who else is going out to buy a metal detector today?