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They -- -- for searching for years and finally paid off big time for -- treasure hunter in Florida.
Over the weekend his crew discovered 48 gold coins worth about a quarter million dollars.
The owner of the company's -- -- have a listen to Brent how he described this to skip eleven Spanish cabinet loaded with treasure -- sunk along coastline here by hurricane.
And that's what gives us in terms of coming to see him come up -- water and over the rail.
But never forget he comes fairways as thin and and I think -- -- -- Morgan dropped about fifteen in my hand.
And they just kept on coming Brent prison runs that's 1715 treasure fleet -- jewels salvage company is with his captain Greg -- he was just referring to there.
And that -- by gentlemen good morning -- congratulations.
Now I mean I think they -- already in morning though all the years you go through this and finally hit the jackpot but what what I think.
I didn't realize is that you guys were 200 feet offshore Brent let's say this is not -- get water as it.
It's not be -- -- We're pushed far came into the outer edge of the reef which is -- about thirty feet of water once they hit the edge of the reef.
They broke apart and they scatter their artifacts from the edge of the -- all the way into the beach and then up along the beach so while we're these boys were found were right on the beach.
But you guys can look for years and not find a darn thing and Greg -- read a comment here you say usually find beer cans and fishing weights and only garbage but not this time.
What was the difference -- Well we did find some garbage in the same time we found the gold coins is just so happened that there was also Apollo gold coins and now.
Can I see some of those guys.
Yes they're hand has -- -- And that's 300 years olds.
-- Yet he -- -- and here something fifteen he's going to always one that we found dates to 16987.
And the this newest one the youngest one I guess it would be -- to 1714.
And you put a price on this already is that what I understand 250000.
Did he -- is going sell on average between four and 5000 dollars.
It depends on the attributes of the -- like any other point if it's got a significant year or rare marking.
That obviously helps increase and I -- -- -- you find this right even searching forever mostly finding garbage and you find this I don't what the world -- if -- -- it what was your reaction.
Well then it.
It's just when you Siegel it just stands out from anything else that you would see on the bottom of the ocean it's just like a flash -- when you see it and make it's hard -- is nothing else like it and -- you show your boss brand if you found a you know one pile and then you come -- -- the second one.
But I imagine your boss is pretty happy with that.
He was a static yes everyone on the boat with him and -- and just having a great time it's him it's it changes the -- -- the completely went and.
Most that well and the interest of fair disclosure Brett and I used to work together in Cincinnati Ohio back when he was a sports intern and -- -- the sports reporter.
And Brett you've packed with -- that Carlson is -- -- with -- yes she was part of our team to.
And you packed up that job and want the voters start to salvage company.
And I -- people realize you go out there day after day after day and find nothing and now you have literally struck.
Yeah I would you know we find shipwreck artifacts almost on a daily basis but they're not that finger in your headline grabbing artifacts -- musket ball loose cannon balls its pottery.
Things like that.
The big -- you know we find a lot of goals are a little bit more rare in 2010 we found a bronze cannon and -- gold coins and forty silver coins hidden inside it.
And out I was pretty spectacular -- I had half I -- it was congratulations.
-- resenting captain Greg balanced with the find of the year thank you men get a talked about yet it's.
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