The 86-year-old queen is the second-longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing George III, who ruled for 40-plus years after the Revolutionary War. And should Elizabeth still be on the throne on Sept. 11, 2015, she will eclipse Queen Victoria, who wore the crown for an astonishing 63 years and 216 days.

Queen became the second-longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing George III, who ruled for years after the Revolutionary War.

The Imperial State Crown is the best known and probably the most magnificent of all the Royal Regalia. Made in 1838 for the coronation of Queen Victoria. This crown was later modified for the coronations of King George in 1937 and Queen Elizabeth in 1953. This crown is worn upon leaving Westminster Abbey, at great state occasions, and at the state opening of Parliament.

The Imperial State Crown is the best known and probably the most magnificent of all the Royal Regalia. Made in 1838 for the coronation of Queen Victoria. It was later modified for the coronations of King George in 1937 and Queen Elizabeth in

The best Will and Kate pictures of the year!

Will and Kate's Cutest Snaps of the Year

Will and Kate& Cutest Snaps of the Year

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June 1953 Elizabeth II wears the bejeweled Imperial Crown and carries the Orb and Scepter with Cross as she leaves Westminster Abbey at the end of her coronation ceremony.

Prince Philip "got flowers from a young girl in the crowd and walked across to give them to the Queen.  She looked up at him with a look of love, as if she was seeing him for the first time again." I LOVE this photo!!

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Prince Philip received flowers from a young girl in the crowd and walked across and gave them to the Queen. She looked up at him with a look of love, as if she was seeing him for the first time again.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II with President Nelson Mandela of South Africa during his visit to Windsor Castle before travelling to Cardiff for the beginning of the EU Summit on 11 July 1996

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II with President Nelson Mandela of South Africa during his visit to Windsor Castle before travelling to Cardiff for the beginning of the EU Summit on 11 July Wonder how many people could pull-off that dress code with the Queen!

BritishMonarchy on Twitter:  Queen Elizabeth, 1977

1977 saw Silver Jubilee celebrations throughout the year, including Her Majesty’s tours of the UK and Commonwealth

thefullerview:  She is looking fab these days….must be happiness.

In 2006 the Queen celebrated her birthday with a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral. The exhibition, 60 Photographs for 60 Years can be seen at Windsor Castle from 4 February to 28 October Love this picture for Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II aged 7 (1933) by Philip Lazlo

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Queen Elizabeth as a child in a painting by Philip de Laszlo (she is age Presented to Her Majesty for her birthday

Return to the country as The Queen after king George VI's death.

Princess Elizabethage returns home to England, as The Queen after the death of her father, King George VI.

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