There are many symbols
reflecting Canada's status as a
including those of the Monarch,
as well as the vice-regal
St Edward's Crown, made in 1661, is the official coronation crown used exclusively in the coronation of a new monarch. This is the Crown frequently seen on many Canadian symbols such as coats-of-arms, badges, etc. to convey royal authority. During World War II, the Crown Jewels were sent to Canada for safe keeping.