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02 June 2003
7/2003
Miniature Sheet

Coronation Golden Jubilee - Miniature Sheet

Australia
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place on 2 June 1953, more than twelve months after her accession. Hundred of thousands of Britons and over 200,000 tourists from other countries descended upon London for the coronation. Representatives of the Lords, the Commons and other public interests and organisations in Britain, the Prime Ministers and leading citizens of the Commonwealth countries, and representatives of foreign states were also present.

The Queen rode from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey in the ornate State or

Coronation Golden Jubilee  

Coronation Golden Jubilee

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The miniature sheet features one of the iconic images of the coronation

Technical Information

Issue date........................2 June 2003
Denominations ................One x $2.95
Designer ........................Cathleen Cram, Australia Post
Design Studio
Miniature sheet size ........106 x 70 mm
Printer (all) ......................SNP Sprint
Paper (gummed) ..............Tullis Russell
National postmark............Elizabeth SA 5112
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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