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Hungarian Holy Crown

The Holy Crown of Hungary is the most recognized medieval object in Hungary. King Saint Stephen received a crown from Pope Sylvester II in the year 1000. The crown pictured here is also known as the Crown of Saint Stephen and dates from later in the 11th century.

 

Hungarian Holy Crown

The object to the left of the crown is the Coronation orb, a fourteenth-century replacement of the original orb. The object on the right is the 11th century Coronation Scepter. It includes a 10th century rock crystal.

 
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