No, Lionel Messi isn’t the new face of Argentina’s banknotes
09 January 2023 | 5:01 am
After Argentina’s 2022 FIFA World Cup win in Qatar, internet rumours claim that the country has issued - or is planning to issue - new currency featuring Lionel Messi’s face. But is this real legal tender? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl
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During Elizabeth's reign, her profile faced to the right, while Charles's will face to the left. Seemingly a small matter, but changing queen to king on banknotes, coins, stamps and post boxes comes at a cost.
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