- 594,750 US dollar(s)
- United States ()
The most expensive fancy-dress/costume crown sold at auction is a plastic crown once worn by hip-hop artist The Notorious B.I.G., which was sold for $594,750 (£461,856 / €501,054) by Sotheby's, on 16 September 2020.
Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G or Biggie Smalls, wore the crown during a photoshoot with photographer Barron Claiborne just three days before he was murdered. The signed crown was originally estimated to fetch $200,000-300,000.