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New Military Coins from The Royal Mint
ENGRAVED IN HISTORY
New Military Coins from The Royal Mint
ENGRAVED IN HISTORY

Counting Down to the Platinum Jubilee

Counting Down to the Platinum Jubilee

A Remarkable 70 Years

On 6 February 1952, Princess Elizabeth was at Sagana Lodge in Kenya when she received the news of the death of her father and her ascendance to the throne.

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10 Days to Go

Her Majesty is known for her bright outfits and hats, which she is said to wear so she can be seen from a distance on her royal walkabouts.

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Artist Raphael Maklouf FRSA created a stylised effigy for the third definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty. He explained his purpose ‘… was to sculpt a symbol and not just a photographic image’.

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In 2007, Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh became the first couple in the Royal Family to celebrate a Diamond wedding anniversary.

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The Queen is the monarch of the United Kingdom but also has a duty to the 54 countries and almost 2.5 billion members of the Commonwealth.

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Her Majesty is a proud Guide! She enrolled in 1937 at the age of 11 and became Patron of Girlguiding in 1952, which is a title she still holds today.

60 Days to Go

In 1952, the sculptor Mary Gillick created The Queen’s first coinage portrait. It was a light and fresh depiction of the young monarch wearing a classical laurel wreath.

Counting Down to the Platinum Jubilee
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