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Is this how King Charles III will look on NZ's bank notes?

The Bank of England has unveiled the portrait of King Charles that will be used on their new bank notes, to be released in 2024. It will look like this:

Meanwhile, NZ's "Series 7" banknotes are not made in NZ. They are made in Canada by a privately owned company, called "The Canadian Bank Note Company" (CBN) in Ottawa. We are even a Case Study featured on their website:

Creating a new series of banknotes for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

In 2011, New Zealand recognized it was time to upgrade the technology & security of its currency with the aim to have a new series in place that would be secure & durable over the lifetime of its issuance. CBN not only made this plan a reality, but created a design that beat all contenders from around the world to win ‘Banknote of the Year’ in 2015.

I believe the notes are physically flown into NZ on an Air Force Jet - all very hush, hush.



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