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Spain lays out silver won from US treasure-hunters

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Spain has proudly put on show tens of thousands of silver coins from a 19th-century shipwreck that it won back in court from US treasure hunters. 

Spain's Prince Felipe and his wife Letizia at the inauguration of the exhibition "El Ultimo Viaje de la Fragata Mercedes" at the National Archaeological museum in Madrid on June 12, 2014

The country's soon-to-be king, Felipe, and future queen Letizia on Thursday launched the exhibition in central Madrid celebrating the return of the sunken treasure to Spain.

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