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Coin portrait of King Charles III unveiled

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESS London – 29 September 2022HEADLINE: Coin portrait of King Charles III unveiled1.Various of a 50 pence coin (left) and £5 coin (right) that bear image of King Charles III2.Wide of portrait of King Charles III to be used on coinsANNOTATION: The official coinage portrait of King Charles III was unveiled, following the end of the official period of mourning for his mother Queen Elizabeth II.3. Close of the reverse of £5 coin (right) that features two new portraits of Queen Elizabeth II side by side5. Wide of photographer taking photos of coins6. Focus shift from portrait of King Charles III to a £5 coin held by Royal Mint staff memberANNOTATION: The Royal Mint, official maker of the U.K. coins for 1,100 years, said the King's portrait will first appear on a special 5 pound crown and 50 pence coin.7. SOUNDBITE (English) Kevin Clancy, Director of The Royal Mint Museum:"It's a major moment in the transition between the late queen and the new reign. We've seen the cipher, the royal cipher being issued, and this is another important step in building the identity of the new reign."8. Close of a £5 coin (left) and 50 pence coin (right)9. Mid of coins bearing Queen Elizabeth II's portraitANNOTATION: The King's portrait faces to the left on the coins, the opposite direction to Queen Elizabeth II.10. Close of the Royal Mint logo11. Pan down of room where new portraits are displayedANNOTATION: A Latin inscription surrounds the King's head translating to "Charles III, by the Grace of God, King, Defender of the Faith".STORYLINE:The official coinage portrait of King Charles III was unveiled on Thursday following the end of the official period of mourning for his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.The Royal Mint, official maker of the U.K. coins for 1,100 years, said the King's portrait, which was created by British sculptor Martin Jennings, will first appear on a special £5 Crown and 50 pence coin commemorating the life and legacy of the Queen.Kevin Clancy, Director of The Royal Mint Museum, told the Associated Press the King's portrait faces to the left on the coins, the opposite direction to Queen Elizabeth II, with a Latin inscription surrounding the King's head translating to "Charles III, by the Grace of God, King, Defender of the Faith".Clancy added unveiling the coins to the public marks a major moment in the transition between the late queen and the new king."This is another important step in building the identity of the new reign," he said.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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