Coronation crown

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Crown of St. Stephen used to crown Hungarian Kings

A coronation crown is a crown used by a monarch when being crowned. In some monarchies, monarchs have or had a number of crowns for different occasions, such as a coronation crown for the moment of coronation and a state crown for general usage in state ceremonial.

Famous coronation crowns[edit]

The crown was produced in a record two months and weighted only 2.3 kg.[1] From 1762, the crown created by Jérémie Pauzié was the coronation crown of all Romanov emperors, till the monarchy’s abolition and the death of last Romanov, Nikolas II in 1918. It is considered to be one of the main treasures of the Romanov dynasty, and is now on display in the Moscow Kremlin Armoury Museum in Russia.[2]

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  1. ^ "The Russian Crown Jewels". Famousdiamonds.tripod.com. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Diamond Fund Treasures". Almazi.net. Retrieved 2014-06-11.