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'The Queen's Coronation 1953' exhibition at Buckingham Palace in London

The order of service used by Queen Elizabeth II at her Coronation Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

'The Queen's Coronation 1953' exhibition at Buckingham Palace in London

The Coronation pen used by Queen Elizabeth II to sign the Coronation oath Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A dazzling display! Queen's coronation outfit, jewels and robes reunited for first time in 60 years as they go on show at Buckingham Palace

Huge crowds: Buckingham Palace was at the heart of the celebrations on Coronation Day, which heralded the dawn of a 'New Elizabethan Era'

'The Queen's Coronation 1953' exhibition at Buckingham Palace in London

Has any country ever changed so much in 60 years? Enchanting photos show what life was like when our Queen came to the throne

All by hand: Artists creating flags and banners for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Edgington's factory in Sidcup, London

Today 2nd June, 1953 The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, London and was the first Coronation to be televised . Beautiful video narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier ▶ THE CORONATION OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II (Colour) 02/06/1953

Coronation robes to form centrepiece of Buckingham Palace summer opening

Queen Elizabeth II’s special Coronation Glove [1953] (seen on right) was made by Dents. The glove worn by Queen Elizabeth I for her Coronation is seen on the left.