King Charles III is now the King Monarch of the United Kingdom after his mother the late Queen Elizabeth II passed in late 2022. He was born at Buckingham Palace on 14 November 1948. Queen Elizabeth II. Charles’ father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, married his mother Princess Elizabeth on 20 November 1947. They had 4 children, Charles, Anne, Andrew and also Edward. He was the first child to be born in Britain’s royal family, and he became heir apparent when his mother ascended to the throne in 1952. Read along to learn about new King Charles III Banknotes.

Prince Charles studying in his room at Trinity College, Cambridge | Source: Royal UK

Early Life & Education

He graduated from Cambridge University with a 2:2 degree in history and also anthropology. Prince Charles served in the Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976. He was a trainee pilot and also lieutenant, serving on board HMS Hermes, a light aircraft carrier. Since then, he has served as an ambassador for various organizations. He also held various positions on several boards including those related to science, conservationism, sportsmanship and charity work through which he raises money to support causes such as homelessness among veterans or healthcare research projects focused on rare diseases affecting children around Europe.

Prince & Princess of Wales With Sons Prince William & Prince Harry | Source: Royal UK

The history of King Charles III is long and storied. He is one of the highest ranking members of the royal family and has been for many years. His life has been filled with highs and lows, but he has always remained popular among his people despite any scandals that may have happened along the way.

Obverse Side of New 2024 UK 5, 10, 20, 50 Pounds Ft. King Charles III | Source: Bank of England

New King Charles III Banknotes

On December 20, 2022 the Bank of England announced the long awaited news that many numismatists around the world had been waiting for. The new family of banknotes featuring King Charles III are set to begin circulating in 2024. They will circulate alongside the current ones which feature Elizabeth II. In addition, they will come in the same denominations in circulation today which are 5, 10, 20, 50 Pounds. The only change coming to the new banknotes is that the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is now being replaced with King Charles III. Other than that, the design will remain the same. Are you ready to pick them up next year?  

United Kingdom 20 Pounds | 2018 | Source: Banknote World



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