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This costs the crowns of King Charles III and Camilla

This Saturday, Charles III will be officially crowned King of the United Kingdom with a great spectacle. On Coronation Day, the new king will place the Imperial State Crown on his head and succeed the late Queen Elizabeth II as the country's monarch. His wife Camilla will also be crowned queen consort. This price tag is attached to the crowns and the coronation.
The Royal Family

The day that would come is almost here; King Charles II will be officially crowned on Saturday, May 6. With a real coronation ceremony and a lot of spectacle, the son of the late Queen Elizabeth II will ascend the throne of the United Kingdom and take office as king of the fifteen countries that make up the Commonwealth. His wife Camilla will also be crowned and given the title queen consort.

On Saturday, Charles and Camilla will drive in their carriage from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, where the coronation will take place. Just like on June 2, 1953, when Elizabeth II was crowned. Charles and Camilla's coronation will be a little more subdued than hers. The British taxpayer must still provide an estimate €113 million put down for the ceremony.

Imperial State Crown

The crown that passes from Queen Elizabeth II to King Charles III is the Imperial State Crown. It is currently under lock and key in the Tower of London, but will be dusted off before the ceremony. The crown is made of gold and set with 2.868 diamonds, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, 269 pearls and 4 rubies. All in all, the crown weighs 1,1 kilograms, so wearing it will not be fun. Something that Queen Elizabeth II has stated several times in the past. Naturally, you will not suddenly see the crown passing by at a second-hand sales outlet, but if a price tag has to be attached, it will be, according to experts. be between €4 billion and €6 billion. The crown is only worn at the coronation ceremony and when opening parliament. After the coronation, the Imperial State Crown will be safely stored in the Tower of London.

Camilla will also be crowned on Saturday and will be addressed as Queen Consort Camilla. Charles' wife inherits the crown Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, the mother of Queen Elizabeth II. On the front of the crown is the controversial Koh-I-Noor diamond, which alone is worth between €100 million and €400 million. Camilla's crown, set with 2.800 diamonds – pictured below – is estimated to cost as much as €10 billion

Source: The Royal Family