The SV Capitana crew of Dan Beckingham, Jonah Martinez, William Bartlett and Brent Brisben. Photo by 1715 FLEET – QUEENS JEWELS LLC
On July 30 and 31 off the coast of Vero Beach, Brent Brisben, who is captain of the SV Capitana, and his crew recovered 350 gold coins. Nine of the coins found are known as ‘Royals’ and valued at $300,000 apiece; these were specially made for the King of Spain, Phillip V, in the early 1700s. The total value is said to be over US$4.5M.
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