RMS Titanic Inc. hopes to salvage the telegraph used to broadcast distress signals when the Titanic hit an iceberg on April 14, 1912.
Jonah Martinez and two other friends found 22 coins on Wabasso Beach in Indian River County, Florida.
The vessel may have been capable of carrying up to 100 tonnes of cargo.
The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was one of the most significant events in the colonization of the Americas.
"It seems as if Captain Marvel herself ... punched the planet and put a dent into it," scientist Arthur Trembanis said.
Researchers also found three almost intact World War II wrecks, including two ships and a plane.
Underwater archaeologists also found four other shipwrecks dating from several different historical periods.
The wreck has been identified as a British troop transport ship, the HMS Shipwright, which went down during the Siege of Yorktown in 1781.
The shipwreck was discovered by an international team of scientists and engineers in collaboration with the Colombian Navy.
The Cordelière went down in history as it sailed into enemy fire, sinking England's most powerful ship, while the rest of the French fleet fled.
One coin in particular could be worth up to $100,000.
Desecration of this kind is in violation of international law.
The Dutch ship was carrying contraband when it sank.
You'd think people would have noticed earlier.
The team suspects seven statues may be part of the eventual haul, along with several other precious artifacts.
Researchers found that oil altered microbial communities living in these artificial reefs deep beneath the sea.
About 500 people were on board two sinking ships.
Around 6,000 ships have met their end in the five Great Lakes.
More than 2,900 gold coins and 45 gold ingots have been recovered as well as luggage pieces, a pistol, a pocket watch, and several daguerreotypes