The orb used for the coronation of the Holy Roman Emperors, "Der Reichsapfel", c. 1200    Schatzkammer, Vienna.

The orb used for the coronation of the Holy Roman Emperors, "Der Reichsapfel", c. 1200 Schatzkammer, Vienna.

The globus cruciger was used in the Byzantine Empire, as shown in this coin of Emperor Leontius (d. 705)

The globus cruciger was used in the Byzantine Empire, as shown in this coin of Emperor Leontius (d. 705)

Imperial Crown of Austria Globus cruciger Sceptre.jpg

Imperial Crown of Austria Globus cruciger Sceptre.jpg

The globus cruciger (Latin "cross-bearing orb") is an orb (lat. globus) topped with a cross (lat. crux), a Christian symbol of authority used throughout the Middle Ages and even today on coins, iconography and royal regalia.

Faustdicke Diamanten, Saphire groß wie Hühnereier, Rubine vom schwarzen Prinzen: Zum diamantenen Thronjubiläum der Queen werden die Kronjuwelen werden neu präsentiert – an Londons sicherstem Ort.

CoinArchives.com ANCIENT COINS, BYZANTINE, Leo III, the Isaurian (AD 717-741). Gold Solidus, 4.42g, Constantinople. d N O LEO-N PA MXL' crowned and draped bust of Leo III facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia. Rev. VICTORIA AVGX, cross potent set on three steps, S//CONOB. (cf DOC 1 (officina not recorded); MIB 1; SB 1502). A couple of light scratches,

CoinArchives.com ANCIENT COINS, BYZANTINE, Leo III, the Isaurian (AD 717-741). Gold Solidus, 4.42g, Constantinople. d N O LEO-N PA MXL' crowned and draped bust of Leo III facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia. Rev. VICTORIA AVGX, cross potent set on three steps, S//CONOB. (cf DOC 1 (officina not recorded); MIB 1; SB 1502). A couple of light scratches,

SymbolDictionary.net/*** Earth (Globus Cruciger, Cross Triumphant)

SymbolDictionary.net/*** Earth (Globus Cruciger, Cross Triumphant)

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