The Camp Crown (Latin: corona castrensis, "crown of the castrum"), also known as Vallary Crown, was a gold crown surmounted with replicas of the stakes of a palisade. It was a Roman military award, given to the first man who penetrated into an enemy camp or field during a combat.
In heraldry a camp crown is mounted atop the shields of coats of arms or emblems of a few units belonging to some armies.
The Palisado crown is a variant used in English Heraldry defined by "palisades", high fences consisting of pointed stakes, that are affixed to the outside of the rim.
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- (in Spanish) Camp Crown definition. Libro de Armoría.
- Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1909) A Complete Guide to Heraldry, Chapter XXIII: Crest, Coronets and Chapeaux.
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