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Sunday, 16 December 2012
Spanish treasure finally revealed after five year legal battle with US firm
Spanish authorities have revealed some of the treasures from a ship that sank more than 200 years ago.
The Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes galleon sank off Portugal’s coast near the straits of Gibraltar in 1804 with more than 500,000 silver coins.
Spain won a five-year legal dispute to claim ownership for the treasures found by a US firm.
Posted by blogster at 12:00