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The royal monogram of Charles III has been presented by Buckingham Palace. It will appear in particular on government buildings, mailboxes and some official documents (photo taken on September 19 at Windsor Castle).
UNITED KINGDOM – It is a symbol that will enter the daily life of all Britons. On the night of this Monday, September 26, Buckingham Palace inaugurated the new royal monogram, that is, the stylized initials of the King Charles IIIto be displayed, in particular, in government buildings and post office boxes, as well as on official documents.
Under Isabel II, the monogram was “EIIR”, for Elizabeth II Regina (queen in Latin). Now it will become “CIIIR” for Carlos III Rex (king in Latin). In Buckingham’s published monogram images, the C and R are intertwined and a crown floats above the initials, as you can see below :
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The royal monogram of Charles III has been presented by Buckingham Palace. We see in particular the letters C and R for Charles Rex (king in Latin).
The letters that leave Buckingham Palace will be flanked by the new “CIIIR” as of this Tuesday, September 27, the date that marks the end of royal mourning for the Queen who died on September 8 at the age of 96. The Buckingham Post Office sees some 2,000 packages and letters pass through each year, including invitations, responses to letters or cards and official letters, all adorned with the new sign.
New banknotes will enter circulation
Following the national anthem, now sung in its male version, ” God save the king “, of many ways of daily life in the UK will change with the rise of charles iii to the throne. The face of the new king will thus begin to appear on coins from across the Channel, but also in other countries of the world, or even on British stamps. The government names of “His Majesty of him” (His Majesty of him), Treasury and Customs have already become those of “His Majesty of him”.
In this sense, the Bank of England announced this Tuesday morning that the first notes with the effigy of Carlos III would enter circulation during 2024, but that the portrait of the monarch would be made public at the end of the year.
this portrait” will appear on existing models of the four polymer banknotes “5, 10, 20 and 50 pounds”, and no more changes will be done, according to a statement issued a week after Elizabeth II’s funeral. In addition, the banknotes with the image of Elizabeth II will continue to circulate in parallel and will only be withdrawn when they are damaged by ” minimize the environmental and economic impact of monarch change “, following the guidelines of the Royal House, specifies the monetary institute.
Existing stocks of banknotes, bearing the late sovereign, will be put into circulation as planned, while the new polymer currency, which has gradually replaced paper money in the UK since 2016, will only be printed to replace it. used banknotes and to meet any general increase in demand “.
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