The sceptre contains the Cullinan I diamond. At just over 530 carats, Cullinan I is the largest top-quality cut diamond in the world. Great-Britain.

The sceptre contains the Cullinan I diamond. At just over 530 carats, Cullinan I is the largest top-quality cut diamond in the world. Great-Britain.

The Crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. She wore it with the arches removed at her daughter's coronation in 1953. Great-Britain.

The Crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. She wore it with the arches removed at her daughter's coronation in 1953. Great-Britain.

The Koh-i-Noor diamond is the largest stone in the crown worn by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. 'Koh-i-Noor' means 'Mountain of light'. Great-Britain.

The Koh-i-Noor diamond is the largest stone in the crown worn by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. 'Koh-i-Noor' means 'Mountain of light'. Great-Britain.

Dating from 1661, the Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross signifies temporal power. The sceptre is 92.2cm long. Precious stones include the 530 carat Cullinan I diamond. Great-Britain.

Dating from 1661, the Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross signifies temporal power. The sceptre is 92.2cm long. Precious stones include the 530 carat Cullinan I diamond. Great-Britain.

The Queen holds the Orb and Sceptre used at her Coronation, 2 June 1953. Great-Britain.

The Queen holds the Orb and Sceptre used at her Coronation, 2 June 1953. Great-Britain.

Made from unmarked gold and set with over 600 precious stones and pearls, the Sovereign's Orb weighs 1.32kg. It was made for Charles II's coronation in 1661. Great-Britain.

Made from unmarked gold and set with over 600 precious stones and pearls, the Sovereign's Orb weighs 1.32kg. It was made for Charles II's coronation in 1661. Great-Britain.

The Imperial State Crown is 31.5cm high, weighs 0.91kg and is set with over 3,000 precious stones, including the 317 carat Cullinan II diamond. Great-Britain.

The Imperial State Crown is 31.5cm high, weighs 0.91kg and is set with over 3,000 precious stones, including the 317 carat Cullinan II diamond. Great-Britain.

St. Edward's Crown was refurbished for Charles II's coronation from an old crown. The gold may have come from Edward the Confessor's crown. Great-Britain

St. Edward's Crown was refurbished for Charles II's coronation from an old crown. The gold may have come from Edward the Confessor's crown. Great-Britain

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