Australia’s new $5 banknote won’t feature King Charles
07 February 2023 | 10:24 am
Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
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