Iron Crown of Lombardy

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Legendary diadem of Constantine preserved at Monza, Italy consisting of an inner iron band six inches in diameter, enclosed in a circlet of six plates of gold, richly decorated with jewels and enamel. The iron band is said to be made from a nail of the Holy Cross.

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  • “Iron Crown of Lombardy”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 14 April 2012. Web. 31 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/iron-crown-of-lombardy/>