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Beausancy diamond 240412

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The Beau Sancy diamond has a long royal history, and was one of the most prized stones in the Prussian Empire.
Beausancy diamond 240412

A picture taken on April 23, 2012 at the Sotheby's auction house, shows the famous diamond "Le Beau Sancy" which adorned the Marie de Medici's crown during her coronation at the head of the French kingdom in 1610. The diamond is valued between 2 and 4 million dollars and will be exhibited in different countries before being auctioned in Geneva on May 15, 2012.

Francois Guillot