Salvage Team Recovers 4.5 Million in Coins

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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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