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Crown

the monarch.

CROWN. A covering for the head, commonly used by kings; figuratively, it signifies royal authority. By pleas of the crown, are understood criminal actions.

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They try to keep Nuala and her crown piece out of Nuada's hands while fighting off his many minions, which range in size from insects to a blocklong eco-creature.
Mr Moorhouse produced a surprise for the queen and her attendants: each one got, appropriately, an Elizabeth II crown piece (five shillings, or 25p).
A crown piece will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Henry's accession.
A crown piece will also be released for the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession to the English throne.