Florida Family Finds Gold Treasure Near Site of 1715 Shipwreck With One ‘Incredibly Rare and Incredibly Valuable’ Coin

The members of the Schmitt family from Florida are not treasure hunting novices. Last summer, they made national news after they found artifacts from a Spanish ship that sunk in 1715.

This year, the treasure-hunting family was destined for a repeat when they set off on their annual treasure hunting trip in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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When Eric Schmitt’s metal detector went off in about 15 feet of water in the Atlantic Ocean, it could have been anything, he told the

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