Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Mond or orb of gold, with a cross set with precious stones.
Sovereign orb valued at L1,150. at this coronation it weighed 42 ozs and was 6.5 in's diamhttp://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Sover...
Its in this picture as well
[Link fixed from original, http://www.kipar.org/resources/resources-images... , 26 Jan 2014. P.G.]
Derived from the French word "monde" (world), because of its globe shape.
Mond or orb of gold, with a cross set with precious stones, carried by the Duke of Buckingham. [at the coronation]---Wheatley, 1899.
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