Treasure hunters strike gold

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(WPTV) A historic shipwreck salvage operation has revealed more details on the treasures recovered from a sunken 1715 Treasure Fleet.

Queens Jewels, LLC, announced it has recovered over 350 gold coins valued at $4.5 million from the shipwreck back discovered in 2013 .

The standout pieces from their haul are 9 coins called “Royals”, made for the King of Spain, Phillip V.

Because of their rarity, each of the 9 coins are valued at $300,000. Queens Jewels, LLC says these 9 Royals represent 30% of all Royals known to exist.

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