Salvage Team Recovers 4.5 Million in Coins


An historic shipwreck salvage team has announced another big find.

Queens Jewels, LLC, says it has recovered over 350 gold coins from the 1715 Treasure Fleet. The coins are worth $4.5 million.

The centerpieces of the find are nine coins known as Royals.  They were made specifically for King Phillip V of Spain.  They’re worth $300K apiece.

The salvage team found the gold in six feet of water off the coast of Vero Beach.

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