The St Edward’s Crown which will be worn by King Charles III on his Coronation on May 6. Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022 via AP
The St Edward’s Crown which will be worn by King Charles III on his Coronation on May 6. Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022 via AP
Royalty

Historic crown to be modified for King Charles’ coronation in May

  • The 17th-century St Edward’s Crown is made of solid gold and encrusted with rubies, amethysts, sapphires, garnet, topazes and tourmalines
  • The crown, the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels, was last worn by Queen Elizabeth at her coronation in 1953

The St Edward’s Crown which will be worn by King Charles III on his Coronation on May 6. Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022 via AP
The St Edward’s Crown which will be worn by King Charles III on his Coronation on May 6. Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022 via AP
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