The most celebrated out Diamonds.
No. 1.—The Grand Mogul; it weighs 279 carats, and is valued at twelve millions of francs.
2.—The (Orlow, the great Russian Diamond, weighs 195 carats, and is the
size of a pigeon's egg: cost two millions of francs and a pension of
one hundred thousand francs.*
No. 3.—The table Diamond of Tavernier, weighing 242-1/2carats.
" 4.—The Polar Star, weighing 40 carats.
" 5.—The Shah, belonging to the Eussian crown, weighing 95 carats.