The death of Queen Elizabeth the Second a few minutes ago will bring changes in the banknotes of England, her realms, colonies and dependencies and countries of the British Commonwealth.
Some of them, like the Colony of the Falkland Islands is now short of some banknote denominations, but it was holding off printing new ones until the very last minute. Others may decide not to use the portrait of King Charles the Third in their new notes. Most will probably use the banknotes with the image of Queen Elizabeth II on hand until stocks are exhausted, and change the portrait of the new sovereign when new banknote orders are placed.
Some may decide not to use the portrait of the Monarch in their banknotes. This was mentioned in the case of Canada.
In any event no new banknote with the portrait of the King Charles the Third may be issued until he is crowned.
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