Queen Victoria’s Small Diamond Crown

The small diamond crown made for Queen Victoria about 1877. It is frequently depicted in the later pictures and coinage of her reign.

The small diamond crown made for Queen Victoria about 1877. It is frequently depicted in the later pictures and coinage of her reign.

This beautiful little diamond crown, of heraldic Tudor form, was made about 1877 at Queen Victoria’s own expense because she found the Imperial State Crown too heavy. In 1937 King George VI ordered that it should be moved from Windsor Castle and added to the regalia kept in the Tower.

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