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