How the Queen and Prince Philip Reportedly Plan to Celebrate Their Platinum Wedding Anniversary
The royal couple has been married for nearly 70 years.

Next month, Queen Elizabeth will reach a milestone that no other member of the British royal family ever has: Her platinum wedding anniversary.

On November 20, she and Prince Philip will have been married for a remarkable 70 years. But instead of an opulent public celebration of the occasion similar to the events thrown in honor of their golden and diamond wedding anniversaries, the royals reportedly plan to celebrate with a small dinner party at Windsor Castle.

According to the Daily Mail, the event, which will be held sometime around their anniversary next month, will be strictly a friends-and-family affair.

"They feel they can’t top the golden and diamond wedding anniversaries and don’t particularly want to," a source told the tabloid.

The paper also speculates that the Queen and Prince Philip don't want to draw attention to their close friends and relatives who have passed away in recent years, and aren't here to celebrate the day.

While the public won't be a part of this intimate gathering, there are ways fans of the royal couple can commemorate their anniversary. The Royal Mint has issued a full range of items celebrating the love story, including an uncirculated £5 coin featuring both Prince Philip's and the Queen's profiles.

The above coin, as well as a £20 commerative coin, are edged with "wedded love has joined them in happiness 1947-2017."

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

About The Author
Caroline Hallemann
View Other Articles From Caroline Hallemann
Latest Stories
The photos were taken by Alexi Lubomirski, the same photographer who took the royal couple's engagement photos late last year.
Chef Chele Gonzalez is a master of culinary invention and reinvention.
Here's what you might have missed about the gorgeous gown.
The thoroughly modern bride gave an “affectionate” tribute to her new groom.
The Modern Swan also shares how she wears her pieces and her favorites.
With renewed purpose, Monchet Olives, the man known as the maker of whimsical fans for Manila's stylish set, revels in a relaxed lifestyle.
From the flavor of the cake to who was in the royal wedding party.
Load More Articles