Though his sister, a nun, died more than 10 years ago, a man who died this year left all of his possessions to her order, the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore. Among those donated gifts was a diamond in the rough, or rather a figurative diamond in rough condition—a century-old T206 series Honus Wagner baseball card. Though the nuns didn't know who Wagner was, they quickly discovered the value of such a card. Even in poor condition, it's expected to collect up to $200,000.
"It just boggles your mind," Sister Virginia Muller tells the AP. Though she has taken a vow of poverty, she knows exactly what to do with the windfall; the proceeds will be donated to the order's 35 ministries worldwide.