German Crown Jewels
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The German Crown Jewels encompass both the Imperial Regalia of the German Kingdom within the Holy Roman Empire and the Prussian Crown Jewels, which the Prussians kings continued to use after becoming German Emperors in 1871. The German Empire had no physical Crown jewels, though a model of a German State Crown was created and used in emblems.
The term may also be used in reference to regalia of the various constitutive German monarchies that sprang from the Holy Roman Empire and later were unified in the German Empire.
Since the end of the Germanic monarchies in 1918, the regalia and jewels of the different states have been kept in museums since all of Germany remains under republican rule.
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