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Queen´s Sovereign Orb
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Presented by
HelveticMINT AG (Switzerland)
Nominal value
2 dollars (Niue Island)
Weight
56,70
Diameter
26 (ball shape)
Metal
Silver 925°
Mintage
500
Production quality
Proof-like, gold plated and with lasered effigy, with 28 inserted Swarovski zirkonia crystals and 10 crystals in the pluggable cross
Designer
Design Sabine Meyer (HelveticMINT AG, Switzerland)
Producer
HelveticMINT AG (Switzerland)
Description of obverse and reverse
The Orb used today is a hollow gold sphere about 16.5 cm in diameter and weighing made for Charles II in 1661. A band of Swarovski zirkonia crystals and casted pearls runs along the equator and there is A half-band on  the  top  hemisphere.  Atop  the  orb is surmounted by a jewelled cross, symbolising the Christian  world,  with  white  and  blue  Swarovski zirkonia crystals. Altogether,  the  Orb  coin  is  decorated  with  38 Swartovski zirkonia crystals. 
A brief annotation
The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom are 140 royal ceremonial objects kept in the Tower of London, which include the regalia and  vest-ments worn by British kings and queens at their coronations. The Sovereign´s Orb is one oft the most important components and this replica commemorates the 65th  Anniversary  of  the  Coronation  of  Queen Elizabeth II.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
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