Queen Elizabeth II was crowned British monarch in 1953, at the age of just 27, following the death of her father King George VI on February 6, 1952. More than 68 years later, at the age of 94, the Queen is still performing her royal duties and is showing no signs of slowing down. The British Queen has accomplished a lot during her reign and has even broken six Guinness World Records. Express.co.uk guides you through the records held by the Queen.
The Queen’s face has featured on the most currencies
Queen Elizabeth II’s face appears on the currencies of more than 35 countries.
This is a world record by a mile with Queen Victoria only appearing on the currencies of 21 countries and King George V on 19.
The following countries have issued coinage with The Queen’s image: Canada, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, East Caribbean States, Jamaica, Turks Caicos, Falkland Islands, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha, South Africa, Rhodesia, East Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Hong Kong, Malaya British Borneo, Australia, New Zealand, Tokelau, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, and the UK.
The world’s wealthiest Queen
The Queen’s total wealth, which includes fine art, jewellery and estates, added up to around £410 million in 2012, according to The Sunday Times.
Published at Tue, 12 May 2020 20:14:00 +0000