Gallery Nine:
Coronations of Emperors

This gallery focuses on the coronations of the Russian emperors. Please step over to the free-standing case that contains the golden sphere. This sphere is a gilded silver finial. It was placed on top of a flagpole bearing the Imperial Standard, a banner designed for each emperor's coronation. Even after the court moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, Romanov emperors returned to Moscow for their coronations.

Featured item: Finial for the Russian State Standard

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