British Sovereign's Sceptre with Cullinan I Diamond

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Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 17 December 2019
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The Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross of the British Crown Jewels. The sceptre was made in 1661 CE and the large stone is the Cullinan I diamond, added in 1911 CE. The diamond weighs 530 carats and is also known as the Star of Africa. The British Crown Jewels are kept in the Tower of London. (Image from G. Younghusband & C. Davenport, 'The Crown Jewels of England', London: Cassell & Co, 1919 CE)

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Artist, U. (2019, December 17). British Sovereign's Sceptre with Cullinan I Diamond. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11642/

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Artist, Unknown. "British Sovereign's Sceptre with Cullinan I Diamond." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Dec 2019. Web. 24 Nov 2020.

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