1893 text

Mond or orb of gold, with a cross set with precious stones.

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Vicente   Link to this

Sovereign orb valued at L1,150. at this coronation it weighed 42 ozs and was 6.5 in's diam
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Sover...

Sjoerd Spoelstra   Link to this

Its in this picture as well

http://www.kipar.org/period-galleries/paintings...

[Link fixed from original,
http://www.kipar.org/resources/resources-images... , 26 Jan 2014. P.G.]

dirk   Link to this

"Mond"

Derived from the French word "monde" (world), because of its globe shape.

Bill   Link to this

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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