A Florida family hit the jackpot when they found $1 million-worth of gold artefacts, including a royal coin from the Spanish king, recovered from a Spanish ship that sank off the Floridean coast 300 years ago. The Schmitt …
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A Florida treasure-hunting family struck it rich over the weekend when they discovered an estimated $300,000 worth of Spanish gold coins and chains. Booty Salvage Inc via Facebook A photo from the Facebook page of …
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This time, the treasure-hunter from Sanford struck gold ... without ever making a find like the Schmitts' and it can get tough to keep looking when you go months without finding anything of interest. "Its nice to have the family
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A Florida ... find for display in a state museum. The remainder will be split evenly between Brisben's company and the Schmitt family, he said. The story of the 1715 wreckage was used as a basis for the 1977 film The …
The Schmitt family has spent every day of the last 13 summers searching for gold off the Treasure Coast of Florida. And it looks like their hard work sifting through trash in the Atlantic Ocean has finally paid off: They’ve …
A family finds gold in Florida worth $300,000, but, based upon previous lawsuits over sunken treasure, it’s possible Spain could nab their golden booty. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Schmitts are the …
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For the Schmitt family, the pirate's life just might be for them. This Florida clan ... on a daily basis we find shipwreck artifacts, musket balls, pottery," explained co-founder Brent Brisben. "It's truly amazing." Last …
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FORT PIERCE, Fla., July 28 (UPI) --Reports of a Florida treasure hunter family discovering over $1 million worth of gold coins and jewelry surfaced Monday. In June, The Schmitt family and 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels LLC …
This weekend the sailors' misfortune became the Schmitt family's luck, Reuters reports. Gold ... Florida law gives the state a 20% stake in the reward; the rest will be divided evenly between the company and the …
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In July, he found 51 gold coins worth around $250,000. Despite making the find, the Schmitt family won't get to keep it all. The treasure will be taken into custody by the U.S. District Court in South Florida in accordance …