Tampa’s Odyssey Marine Exploration recovers booty worth millions from Atlantic shipwreck

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Associated Press July 17, 2014Odysseey Explorer strikes gold (Photo: DIscovery Channel)

CINCINNATI — Tampa’s Odyssey Marine Exploration has recovered thousands of gold and silver coins and more than 40 heavy gold bars easily worth millions of dollars, say unsealed court documents that provide the first detailed inventory of a treasure trove being resurrected from an 1857 shipwreck at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

…The inventories, unsealed by a federal judge in Virginia late Wednesday, show that Odyssey has brought up 43 solid gold bars, 1,300 $20 double eagle gold coins and thousands more gold and silver coins… MORE (TampaBay.com)

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