Her image appears everywhere on stamps, coins and banknotes. Her initials also adorn mailboxes, police and guard uniforms, and government banners across the UK. Replacing everything would be a huge financial effort and could take decades, according to British media.
We have listed the biggest upcoming changes.
Coins and bills
29 billion, this is the number of coins bearing the Elizabeth II file in circulation in the country. The most recent designs of 2015, when she was 88 years old.
Now the image of the new king will decorate the means of payment. However, it is not a quick exchange process. Having been designed, it must be approved in several stages, and finally by the king himself.
It is reported that the current banknotes bearing the image of the Queen are still legal tender Bank of England.
The new currency will eventually be printed and distributed throughout the UK. Then the old currency will be phased out, as banknotes and coins eventually fade away.
Stamps and postal boxes
Since 1967, all stamps issued by the UK Postal Service have featured the embossed silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II’s face profile.
The Royal Mail will now stop producing stamps featuring the Queen and begin the process of creating new ones with King Charles on them, according to reports. BBC.
In addition to putting the king on stamps, Royal Mail puts royal ciphers on many mailboxes.
More than 60 per cent of Britain’s 115,000 mailboxes are marked EIIR – E for Elizabeth and R for Regina, which means Queen. All new mailboxes should now receive King Encryption – but since the number of new mailboxes being installed is very low, it may take some time before you see them.
Passports and police uniforms
She added that all British passports are issued in the name of “Her Majesty” and are still valid for travel, but for new passports, the wording on the inside front cover will be updated to “His Majesty”. Mirror.
Police in England and Wales will have to change the Queen’s royal cipher on their helmet plates.
British media reported that the British national anthem will no longer be “God save the Queen”.
It goes back to the male king’s version, which is God save the king, with all the pronouns in the text changed to male.
This version of the national anthem was last used in 1952 when George VI ascended the throne.
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