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Otto III gives the crown to Bolesław I Chrobry

Series: Catholic church in Poland

Otto III gives the crown to Bolesław I Chrobry

Poland, 2000, 70 gr. 11 (1/2) x 11 (1/4). multicoloured

Catalogues:
Michel: 3806
Scott: 3498
Stanley Gibbons: 3838
Yvert et Tellier: 3584

Otto III surrounded by priests and the court in the moment of granting the crown to Bolesław Chrobry. Although the gesture did not fulfill crowing ceremony requirements (which took place in 1025), the Emperor has already accepted the authority of Chrobry in Poland, and including the governor into the group of the highest Empire's notables.


Plots: Bolesław I the Brave

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