I found some pics relating to Queen Mary's funeral but not the actual funeral procession.
There is indeed no crown on the coffin in these pics. Perhaps her time as Queen was by then so far away, and there were two queens living.
I can't think of any reason for her crown to be involved in preparations for the coronation so perhaps it had simply been her wish to not place it on the coffin.
29th March 1953: The Royal Standard draped over the coffin of Queen Mary (1867 - 1953) as it is borne in procession from Marlborough House to Westminster Hall for the lying in state. (Photo by Price/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
29th March 1953: The bearer party carrying the coffin of Queen Consort of Great Britain Queen Mary (1867 - 1953) from the Queen's Chapel Malborough House to Westminster Hall for the lying-in-state. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
At St George's Chapel, Windsor.
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