HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth class of aircraft carriers, the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom and capable of carrying up to 60 aircraft. She is named in honour of the first Queen Elizabeth, a renowned World War I era super-dreadnought, which in turn was named after Queen Elizabeth I. The new Queen Elizabeth will carry her namesake’s honours, as well as her Tudor rose-adorned crest and motto.
Issue Date: 10.05.2018, Designer: Stephen Perera, Illustrator: Royal Navy – MOD, Printer: Bpost Security, Printers Process: Offset Lithography, Colours: 4, Size: 100 x 49mm, Values:£3
65th Anniversary of the Coronation
The coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon took place 65 years ago on 2 June 1953, at Westminster Abbey.
Issue Date: 10.05.2018, Designer: Stephen Perera, Illustrator: Sir Cecil Beaton CBE © Bettmann / Getty Images, Printer: Bpost Security, Printers Process: Offset Lithography, Colours:4, Size: 30 x 50mm, Values: £4.00