Iron Crown of Lombardy


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.

MLA Citation

  • “Iron Crown of Lombardy”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 April 2012. Web. 2 December 2015. <>