Excited Diver Discovers Gold Coins Worth Over a Million Dollars in a 1715 Spanish Shipwreck Off the Coast of Florida

Excited diver Eric Schmitt of Queen Jewels, LLC documents the moment he discovered gold coins and jewelry with a value of over one million dollars while exploring a 1715 Spanish shipwreck in 15 feet of water off the coast of Ft. Pierce, Florida.

Queens Jewels LLC has had the salvaging rights to the 1715 Fleet, a group of Spanish ships that were shipwrecked off the Florida coast on July 31, 1715, since 2010. Since the ship was discovered about 50 years ago divers have discovered about $50 million worth of treasure onboard the ship.



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