The 50 pence coin will have a picture of King Charles on one side and a picture of Queen Elizabeth on the other. The sculpted image of King Charles on the coin has been made by British sculptor Martin Jennings.
In Britain, now the exercise of bringing new coins into circulation has intensified. The picture of Elizabeth II is still visible on these coins. However, after some time the photo of King Charles III is going to be seen on these coins and the coin which is going to start the change is of 50 pence. The photo of King Charles III will soon be seen on the 50 pence coin. This will be the first coin with a picture of King Charles, which is in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. It is being told that this coin will come into circulation in December this year.
Only the former Queen Elizabeth’s picture is on the 50 pence coin. But on the new coin, the picture of King Charles would have been sculpted along with him. Production of British coins bearing the image of Charles began on Thursday local time at the Royal Mint Facility in Wales. Rebecca Morgan, director of collector services at the Royal Mint, said, ‘There is a demand for 50 pence right now. This means that we can start the production of this coin rapidly and put it in circulation by December.
Picture of King Charles on 50 pence coins
The 50 pence coin will have a picture of King Charles on one side and a picture of Queen Elizabeth on the other. The sculpted image of King Charles on the coin is made by British sculptor Martin Jennings. According to tradition, the portrait of Charles would be the exact opposite of that of his mother, Elizabeth. Charles has personally approved his picture on the coin. The picture is surrounded by a Latin inscription.
27 billion coins bearing Elizabeth’s picture
Queen Elizabeth died on 8 September at the age of 96, 70 years after her monarchy. About 27 billion coins bearing his picture are in circulation. Morgan said, ‘Maybe by next year you will see more coins like this change as demand increases. Coins last for about 20 years. You will see Queen Elizabeth on coins for a long time now.
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