Wednesday, April 12, 2006

 

Divers find gold bars, coins in sunken treasure

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Daytona Beach News Journal
April 11, 2006


KEY WEST -- Divers returned to port Monday with two gold bars and 15 silver coins they unearthed, which had been buried beneath the ocean floor for almost 400 years.

The objects are believed to be from the shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, a Spanish galleon that sank off Key West in 1622.

The bars were discovered Sunday by the divers from Mel Fisher's Treasure Salvors on the treasure-hunting ship the Magruder about 35 miles off of Key West. They were found beneath about 12 feet of sand in 20 feet of water.

The first bar found weighed one pound and measured about 7 inches long, while the second weighed two pounds and was 7.25 inches long.

Kim Fisher, the president of the Fisher company, estimated the value of the find to be about $250,000.


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