Coronation Spoon, British Crown Jewels

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 17 December 2019

The Coronation Spoon of the British Crown Jewels. The spoon is the only object in the regalia which survives from the 12th century CE. The gold spoon is used for anointing the sovereign during their coronation ceremony. It measures 26.7 cm (10.5 inches) in length. The Crown Jewels are held 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). Coronation Spoon, British Crown Jewels. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11643/coronation-spoon-british-crown-jewels/

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Artist, Unknown. "Coronation Spoon, British Crown Jewels." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11643/coronation-spoon-british-crown-jewels/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Coronation Spoon, British Crown Jewels." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Dec 2019. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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