UK unveils first King Charles III portrait on coin
Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled the official effigy of King Charles III that will appear on coins following his accession to the throne.
The Royal Mint, via its Twitter page, shared a photo on Friday.
The tweet read, “We are proud to unveil the first official coin portrait of King Charles III, which has been designed by Martin Jennings FRSS and personally approved by His Majesty.
The first coins to feature the effigy are part of a memorial collection for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
King Charles III ascended the British throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.