Vida crown

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Vida crown

The vidame crown was a French crown for representatives of a government, especially for the representative of a clergyman or a monastery enfeoffed with worldly goods.

Small pearl teeth alternate with larger cross teeth over a gem-studded browband. Visible are two pearl teeth and two half teeth on the outside and one cross teeth in the middle. The crosses are set with a small pearl at each end of the cross arm.


  • Gert Oswald : Lexicon of Heraldry . 1st edition. VEB Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig, Leipzig 1984, p. 321 and 408 .