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Oyster cards and jewels among 2013 royal gifts

Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Baker Street Tube Station. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Archive

The Queen received a plethora of presents during royal engagements in 2013 including a commemorative Oyster card presented to her to mark London Underground's 150th anniversary.

The head of state, Duke of Edinburgh and Duchess of Cambridge all received the travel card when they visited Baker Street Tube station in the capital last March.

The Queen received an Oyster card from the visit. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, president of the United Arab Emirates, presented the Queen with a gold jewelled frame set on a jewelled ostrich egg and a five-strand necklace, made from natural pearls sourced from the Arabian Gulf, when he visited the UK last April.

The Queen talks to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed at Windsor Castle. Credit: Toby Melville/PA Archive

Some of the more unusual gifts included an edible carriage - a replica of the Irish state coach - made from chocolate, sugar and 24-carat gold leaf.

The gift was presented to the Queen in honour of her visit to the Mars Chocolate UK headquarters in Slough, Berkshire.

A replica of an Irish State Coach made from chocolate and 24-carat gold leaf. Credit: Adrian Dennis/PA Archive

The Princess Royal was also given a contemporary art print of Anne riding a moose - handed over by its creator artist Charles Pachter.

The items were included in a list of official gifts given to members of the Royal Family and released today by Buckingham Palace.

During an overseas tour of America, Prince Harry was given a brown leather flying jacket by Michelle Obama.

Prince Harry listens to First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive

Harry was in the US last May to support the Warrior Games - a Paralympic-style sporting event for wounded servicemen and women - and also visited the White House during his trip.

Charles and Camilla toured the Middle East last March and the Prince was given 12 bottles of olive oil from Jordan's Princess Alia, a member of the country's royal family, who also gave the Duchess a box of toiletries.

Prince of Wales and Camilla during their visit to Jordan. Credit: AA/ABACA

The Prince of Wales was also presented with a ceramic figurine of himself with children's character Postman Pat while in Jordan.

The heir to the throne had been modelled with one hand in his pocket and standing opposite Pat and his cat Jess.

The Prince of Wales watches an artist draw Postman Pat. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive

The gift came from the Jordan-based firm Rubicon which is making an animated film about Pat, due for release this year, in partnership with the Hollywood studio Dreamworks.