FDC: Queen Elizabeth II

A royal first day cover from Royal Mail: Her Majesty The Queen – Six Decades of Royal Portraits. The issue features six stamps bearing portraits of the Queen from 1953 to 2013.

Queen Elizabeth Portraits - UK 2013

Country: United Kingdom
Date: 30th May 2013

Stamp Details

From left to right:

  • 1953, by Terence Cuneo, at the Queen’s coronation
  • 1955, by Pietro Annigoni
  • 1992, by Richard Stone
  • 1999, by Andrew Festing
  • 2000, by Sergei Pavlenko
  • 2013, by Nicky Philipps


The insert shows the portraits in greater detail, with a brief history of the work. Click the image below for easier reading.

Queen Elizabeth Portraits insert - UK 2013

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