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The Holy Crown of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyar Szent Korona, Latin: Sacra Corona), also known as the Crown of Saint Stephen, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its ex…

The Holy Crown of Saint Stephen, probably made in Byzantium (ca was used for the coronation of all Hungarian kings up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916

Maiestas Domini Plate. Schatzkammer. Vienna, Austria

Imperial Crown of the Ottonian dynasty, made in Germany, half of the century to the early part of the century (source).

The Holy Crown of Hungary (detail), presumed made in Constantinople in the 1070s, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen. No king of Hungary was regarded as having been truly legitimate without being crowned with it. In the history of Hungary, more than fifty kings were crowned with it, up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916.

The Holy Crown of Hungary (detail), presumed made in Constantinople in the 1070s, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen. No king of Hungary was regarded as having been truly legitimate without being crowned with it. In the history of Hungary, more than fifty kings were crowned with it, up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916.

The Holy Crown of Hungary (detail), presumed made in Constantinople in the 1070s, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen. No king of Hungary was regarded as having been truly legitimate without being crowned with it. In the history of Hungary, more than fifty kings were crowned with it, up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916.

The Holy Crown of Hungary (detail), presumed made in Constantinople in the 1070s, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen. No king of Hungary was regarded as having been truly legitimate without being crowned with it. In the history of Hungary, more than fifty kings were crowned with it, up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916.

МИТРА 1765 г. ЭЧМИАДЗИН. Серебро, кораллы. Золочение, чеканка, скань, зернь. 26х18 см

МИТРА 1765 г. ЭЧМИАДЗИН. Серебро, кораллы. Золочение, чеканка, скань, зернь. 26х18 см

The Holy Crown of Hungary, presumed to have been made in Constantinople in the 1070s, was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen. No king of Hungary was regarded as having been truly legitimate without being crowned with it. In the history of Hungary, more than fifty kings were crowned with it, up to the last, Charles IV, in 1916.

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Reliquary of Saint Stephen, part of the insignia and regalia of the Holy Roman Empire, second quarter 9th. Gold, silver, precious stones, probably from Reims. H: 32 cm Inv. XIII, 26

Reliquary of Saint Stephen - Part of the insignia and regalia of the Holy Roman Empire - Gold, silver, and precious stones - century

Crown of Hildesheim, Germany (ca. 1000; gold, silver, cameos, pearls, precious gemstones).

The Crown of Hildesheim, showing a cameo and flat plaques of venetian-style patterned glass used as "gems". Cathedral of St. From: Early Medieval European Crowns and Coronets

Crown of the Golden Madonna. The Golden Madonna of Essen is ca. 980. In about 993, Emperor Otto III donated this crown, which is believed to have been his coronation crown, and does appear at any rate to have been made for a child originally, as it's quite small.

Crown of the Golden Madonna. The Golden Madonna of Essen is ca. In about Emperor Otto III donated this crown, which is believed to have been his coronation crown, and does appear at any rate to have been made for a child originally, as it's quite small.

Imperial Orb, Holy Roman Empire (ca 1200; gold, precious and semi-precious stones). © Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

The globe consists of gold foil over a resinous mass to give the chased hollow object additional strength. The four intersecting bands and upper pole

Essen crown. The small crown is the oldest surviving crown of lilies in Europe. It is stored for almost a millennium in the Essen treasury. It was used until the 16th century at the coronation of the Golden Madonna at the Candlemas on February 2nd. The gold band with 4 lilies is decorated with filigree patterns of coupled gold wires, set with pearls and precious stones. The crown was created at the second half of the 11th century. The origin of the crown is unclear.

German: Essen crown - The small crown is the oldest surviving crown of lilies in Europe. The gold band with 4 lilies is decorated with filigree patterns of coupled gold wires, set with pearls and precious stones.

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