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"Sacra Regni Hungariae Corona". (Veduta frontale)

Known as “The Hungarian Holy Crown”. The crown is composed of two parts: the diadem with 9 pendants and frontispieces (the so-called “Corona Graeca”) covered by an upper band (the so-called “Corona Latina”), with a crooked cross on top. The “Corona Graeca” was a diplomatic gift of byzantine emperor Michael VII Doukas to Géza I, king of Hungary. The primary decorations of the diadem are a series of…