Jubilee Pin for Queen Elizabeth

Jubilee Pin for Queen Elizabeth

This pin I obtained in London, in 2012, although I did not have a chance to participate in any of the festivities. Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip at Jubilee Celebration

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip at Jubilee Celebration

A Diamond Jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 60th or 75th anniversary. The diamond jubilee of the British Queen Victoria was celebrated on 22 June 1897. The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, celebrated on 2 June 2012, was only the second in the country’s history.

Monarch Accession Day Commemoration More information
Queen Victoria 20 June 1837 22 June 1897 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 2-5 June 2012 Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee was marked with a spectacular central weekend, a series of regional tours throughout the United Kingdom by Her Majesty and Commonwealth visits undertaken by other members of the Royal family in support of The Queen.

Tuesday 5 June, 2012

On Tuesday 5 June, the Diamond Jubilee weekend culminated with a day of celebrations in central London, including a service at St Paul’s Cathedral followed by two receptions, a lunch at Westminster Hall, a Carriage Procession to Buckingham Palace and finally a Balcony appearance, Flypast, and Feu de Joie

Location: 05-C1

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