A week after the Queen’s funeral Isabel IIThe Buckingham Palace This Monday introduced the new royal monogram – the initials of Carlos III – that You will see, among others, in government buildings, mailboxes and official documents,
Under Elizabeth II, the monogram for Elizabeth II Regina (queen in Latin) was “EIIR”.
From now on it will become for your son.”ciiir”, i.e. Carlos III Rex (King in Latin). In the revealed monogram images of Buckingham, C and R are intertwined and there is a crown above the initials.
The new monogram is created by the “College of Arms” established in 1484 to invent the new coat of arms and to keep official records of the genealogy.
The new sign will be “CIIIR” from Tuesday on letters leaving Buckingham Palace. The day marks the end of royal mourning for the Queen, who died on 8 September at the age of 96.
Buckingham Post Office handles approximately 2,000 packages and letters each year, including invitations, replies to letters and official mail.
The new monogram is part of a number of changes brought about by the ascension of Carlos III to the throne.
Among others, the national anthem was changed and the British now sing “god save king,
The face of the king will gradually replace the sovereign on the British banknotes. And passports will also be replaced in Britain and the other 14 Commonwealth countries, where Charles III is the head of state.
There are currently around £4.5 billion in notes with the face of Elizabeth II on them, which are worth a combined £80 billion. It would probably take at least two years to replace them with alternatives with the new emperor Carlos III at the head., The face of Elizabeth II has adorned Australian currency since 1953, when it first appeared on various currencies, including the gilder, along with the coat of arms.
While it is not known what the portrait of the king will look like, a coin issued by the Royal Mint in 2018 to celebrate his 70th birthday may give us a clue. The special thing is that it will be shown with the look other side, that is, to the left. As tradition dictates, the direction the emperor faces on the coins must alternate for each new one.
With information from the AFP agency