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Royals turn out to mark 60 years since Queen's coronation

A special service is held at Westminster Abbey to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elisabeth II's coronation there in 1953

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Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she waits for her car following a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation at Westminster Abbey, London, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves Westminster Abbey after celebrating the 60th anniversary of her coronation in London June 4, 2013.

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Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge depart Westminster Abbey after celebrating the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation in London June 4, 2013.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth attends a service with members of the Royal family celebrating the 60th anniversary of her coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II returned to the scene of her coronation on Tuesday to mark a reign that has weathered six decades of social transformation and the end of her country's global empire.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles at Prince Harry during a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in London, June 4, 2013.

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stands in front of Prince Harry and speaks to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, as she arrives to attend a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013.

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St Edward’s Crown, which hasn't been outside the Tower of London for 60 years, is displayed during a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives to attend a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of her coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013. Queen Elizabeth returned to the scene of her coronation on Tuesday to mark a reign that has weathered six decades of social transformation.

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Britain's Prince William, left, Prince Andrew, second on the left, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, second on the right, arrive for a service celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in London June 4, 2013.

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Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave Westminster Abbey after celebrating the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in London June 4, 2013.

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Queen Elizabeth II is escorted by the Dean of Westminster Abbey, Dr. John Hall, from Westminister Abbey after a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation in London, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

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Prince William, left, with his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, centre, and his cousin, Zara Phillips talk together as they leave the service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

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