Spain pursues claim on Odyssey Marine treasure discovery

(TAMPA) — The government of Spain will press its claim on a shipwreck located by Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration, Reuters reported. Odyssey Marine explorers found a Spanish galleon in the Atlantic Ocean . At a court hearing in Tampa, lawyers for the Spanish government said the nation may have a right to the treasure trove — including gold and silver coins worth an estimated $500 million.
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By Professional Mariner Staff