Crown jewels of Poland

Starting from 1320 the Crown jewels of the Polish kings were kept in the treasury of the Wawel Cathedral. During the reign of the Jagiellons the jewels were moved from the cathedral to the Wawel Castle and placed in the specially prepared Crown Treasury.
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Crown of Augustus III of Poland by Johann Heinrich Köler, 1733, Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (MNW)

Crown of Augustus III of Poland by Johann Heinrich Köler, 1733, Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (MNW)

Koncerz sword of Sigismund the Old decorated with etched Renaissance ornament by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1520, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, originally used as the sword of justice, later used in the ennoblement of knights

Koncerz sword of Sigismund the Old decorated with etched Renaissance ornament by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1520, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, originally used as the sword of justice, later used in the ennoblement of knights

Reconstruction of the Ruthenian crown from 13th century, sometimes associated with the Lithuanian rulers, but most probably part of the so-called Ruthenian treasure inherited by Casimir the Great including, among others, insignia of Kievan Rus'

Reconstruction of the Ruthenian crown from 13th century, sometimes associated with the Lithuanian rulers, but most probably part of the so-called Ruthenian treasure inherited by Casimir the Great including, among others, insignia of Kievan Rus'

Replicas of the coronation regalia of Polish monarchs - Crown of Boleslaus I the Brave by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1320, sceptre and royal orb of Catherine Jagiellon by circle of Cornelis ver Weiden, 1569, Ľubovnianske múzeum

Replicas of the coronation regalia of Polish monarchs - Crown of Boleslaus I the Brave by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1320, sceptre and royal orb of Catherine Jagiellon by circle of Cornelis ver Weiden, 1569, Ľubovnianske múzeum

Copy of funeral crown of Casimir the Great by Aleksander Ziębowski after Anonymous from Kraków, 1869 after original from about 1370, Muzeum Skarbca Katedralnego

Copy of funeral crown of Casimir the Great by Aleksander Ziębowski after Anonymous from Kraków, 1869 after original from about 1370, Muzeum Skarbca Katedralnego

Ceremonial shoes prepared for coronation of 10 years old Sigismund Augustus by Anonymous from Kraków, 1530, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, low-cut shoes on a platform, with the broadened fore part on a cork platform and covered with red velvet were decorated with a cross of gold lace

Ceremonial shoes prepared for coronation of 10 years old Sigismund Augustus by Anonymous from Kraków, 1530, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, low-cut shoes on a platform, with the broadened fore part on a cork platform and covered with red velvet were decorated with a cross of gold lace

Replicas of the coronation regalia of Polish monarchs - Crown of Boleslaus I the Brave by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1320, sceptre and royal orb of Catherine Jagiellon by circle of Cornelis ver Weiden, 1569, Ľubovnianske múzeum

Replicas of the coronation regalia of Polish monarchs - Crown of Boleslaus I the Brave by Anonymous from Kraków, ca. 1320, sceptre and royal orb of Catherine Jagiellon by circle of Cornelis ver Weiden, 1569, Ľubovnianske múzeum

Szczerbiec by Anonymous from Rhineland, second quarter of the 13th century, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, coronation sword of kings of Poland from 1320 to 1764

Szczerbiec by Anonymous from Rhineland, second quarter of the 13th century, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, coronation sword of kings of Poland from 1320 to 1764

Coronation mantle of Augustus III of Poland by Anonymous from Dresden, ca. 1734, Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (MNW)

Coronation mantle of Augustus III of Poland by Anonymous from Dresden, ca. 1734, Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (MNW)

Copy of the Holy Lance (Spear of Saint Maurice) by Anonymous from Germany, before 1000, Muzeum Skarbca Katedralnego, given to Boleslaus the Brave by Emperor Otto III in 1000

Copy of the Holy Lance (Spear of Saint Maurice) by Anonymous from Germany, before 1000, Muzeum Skarbca Katedralnego, given to Boleslaus the Brave by Emperor Otto III in 1000

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