Learn more about Coronation crowncrown used by a monarch when being crowned. In some monarchies, monarchs did not wear the one crown but had a number of crowns for different occasions; a coronation crown for the moment of coronation, and a state or imperial crown for general usage in state ceremonial.
 Famous coronation crowns
- 1877 Papal Tiara - used to crown Popes Pius XII and John XXIII;
- St. Edward's Crown - traditional English and British coronation crown, though in reality most monarchs have used other crowns to be crowned with. St. Edward's Crown has only been the permanent British coronation crown since the 1911 coronation of King George V;
- Crown of Charlemagne - the coronation crown of Kings of France up to and including King Louis XIV. It was destroyed during the French Revolution.
- Crown of St. Stephen - no Hungarian king was ever regarded as being truly legitimate without first being crowned with it. The original was a gift from Pope Sylvester II and was used to crown St. Stephen I, the first Christian king of Hungary, in 1000 or 1001. It was later stolen and replaced with the current version, which is featured on Hungary's coat of arms.
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