US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas denied Peru’s appeal on February 23, just two days after that country filed its application to stay. Peru made claims in federal court that the coins were minted in that country. Justice Thomas also denied Odyssey Marine's application for a stay on February 9.
The high court's decision clears the way for the 17 ton load of coins to be transferred to Spain. Odyssey Marine's stock fell nearly 4% on Friday.
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