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Most currencies featuring the same individual

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  • Who: Queen Elizabeth II

  • What: Most currencies featuring the same individual

  • Where: United Kingdom

The image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  (b. 1926) appears on the coinage of at least 35 different countries - more countries than any other living monarch. Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and head of the Commonwealth. The year 2002 sees The Queen's Golden Jubilee, marking 50 years since The Queen's Accession .


Queen Victoria appeared on the coinage of 21 countries and the image of King George V appeared on 19.

The following countries have issued coinage with The Queen's image: Canada, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, East Caribbean States, Jamaica, Turks  Caicos, Falkland Islands, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha, South Africa, Rhodesia, East Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Hong Kong, Malaya  British Borneo, Australia, New Zealand, Tokelau, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, and the UK.  

 

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