The Queen hands out minted coins
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Queen marks 85th birthday and Maundy Thursday with gifts

The Queen has attended the traditional service to mark Maundy Thursday - the first time it has fallen on her birthday.

She handed out specially minted coins to deserving recipients in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey dating from the Middle Ages.

Nicholas Witchell reports.

  • 21 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK
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