5 Sep 2013

Florida treasure hunters

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 5 September 2013

For 300 years, millions of dollars in gold coins and other treasure lay in shallow water, just off the coast of Florida. But a treasure-hunting family who've spent years following the legend of the sunken treasure finally struck gold. The Schmidtts discovered about half a million dollars worth of gold coins and jewellery from a fleet of Spanish ships that sunk in a massive hurricane in 1715.