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The Queen waves from the palace balcony after the Coronation, 1953.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum

    

Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953. The ceremony took place in Westminster Abbey and was the first televised Coronation. She was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon and Pakistan.

    

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