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Saturday, December 03, 2022

They reveal the portrait of King Carlos III that will run on future coins.

They reveal the portrait of King Carlos III that will run on future coins.

King Charles iii. portrait of The effigy on which the effigy of future coins will be based was unveiled this Friday by the British Mint, the Royal Mint. A special series commemorating the life of Queen Elizabeth II will appear on two coins: a 5 pound sterling and a 50 pence.

(Read: How did Queen Elizabeth II die? She reveals her death certificate).

They will go into circulation “within the next few months”, possibly around December, the Royal Mint said in a statement. official picture Will decorate future coins with an effigy of Carlos III, by sculptor Martin Jennings, was created from a photograph and approved by the emperor.

“This is the smallest work I have ever seen,” remarked the sculptor, declaring himself to move “For the fact that so many people go to see it and take it“Tradition is that the portrait of the king on the effigy coins currently in circulation is on the left, opposite to Queen Elizabeth II”, the Royal Mint explained.

pieces with the effigy of the king bear an inscription in Latin Which, translated, would be: “King Carlos III, by the grace of God, protector of the faith”. The other side of the commemorative £5 coin will feature two new portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by artist John Bergdahl in collaboration with the Royal Mint.

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,All British coins bearing the effigy of Elizabeth II will remain valid and in circulation. Historically, it is common for coins with the image of different kings to be in circulation at the same time.“said the Royal Mint, which has had portraits of the royal family on coins for more than 1,100 years.”

The agency said that at present There are 27,000 million coins in the United Kingdom with an effigy of Elizabeth II. And that they will be progressively replaced as they wear out.

AFP

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