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First Day Cover - Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 25 May 1953 Philately Reg. No: PH 5987

Summary:
First day cover for 3 1/2 Pence (3 1/2d), 7 1/2 Pence (7 1/2d) and 2 Shillings (2'.) Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Description:
Cream-coloured envelope. On the left half of envelope, printed First Day Souvenir Cover. Below that, the Crown and symbols around a photograph of Queen Elizabeth. Beneath, Coronation OF Elizabeth II and orb, sword and scepter. Stamps are 3 1/2 d, 7 1/2 d and 2 Shilling Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June1953. Postmarked ST. KILDA, RAIL?, VIC. 25 MY 1953.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 91 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royalty british, queen elizabeth ii coronation 1953, 1953 coronation coin
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: 1953, Coronation
Issue Date: 25/05/1953
Inscriptions: Typed address Mr. L. H. Finniss, 6 Queens Road, MELBOURNE, S.C.2.
Issued By: Australia, 1953
Postmarked: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 25 May 1953
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1953

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