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15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

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Born 21 April 1926, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second longest-reigning British Monarch. Being the Queen of a number of commonwealth countries, republics, territories and realms comes with an interesting set of privileges, one of which includes appearing on various legal tender and currency. In the gallery below, we see Queen Elizabeth age from 8 – 85 years old through 15 banknotes from around the world.

[via Mental Floss]

1. Age 8

Canada $20 (1935)

CANADA, 20 DOLLARS, AGE 8

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2. Age 25

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967)

CANADA, 1 DOLLAR, AGE 25

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3. Age 26

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960)

JAMAICA, 1 POUND, AGE 26

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4. Age 29

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees

MAURITIUS, 5 RUPEES, AGE 29

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5. Age 34

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974)

CAYMAN ISLANDS, 100 DOLLARS, AGE 34

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6. Age 38

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966)

AUSTRALIA, 1 DOLLAR, AGE 38

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7. Age 40

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds

ST. HELENA, 5 POUNDS, AGE 40

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8. Age 51

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds

ISLE OF MAN, 50 POUNDS, AGE 51

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9. Age 52

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989)

JERSEY, 1 POUND, AGE 52

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10. Age 58

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995)

AUSTRALIA 5 DOLLARS, AGE 58

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11. Age 60

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995) New Zealand $20

NEW ZEALAND, 20 DOLLARS, AGE 60

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12. Age 66

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995) New Zealand $20 Gibraltar 50 Pounds (1995)

GIBRALTAR, 50 POUNDS, AGE 66

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13. Age 73

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995) New Zealand $20 Gibraltar 50 Pounds (1995) Fiji $5 (2007)

FIJI, 5 DOLLARS, AGE 73

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14. Age 78

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995) New Zealand $20 Gibraltar 50 Pounds (1995) Fiji $5 (2007) Jersey 100 Pounds (2012)

JERSEY, 100 POUNDS, AGE 78

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15. Age 85

Canada $20 (1935) Canada $1 (1967) Jamaica 1 Pound (1960) Mauritius 5 Rupees Cayman Islands $100 (1974) Australia $1 (1966) St. Helena 5 Pounds Isle of Man 50 Pounds Jersey 20 Pounds (1989) Australia $5 (1995) New Zealand $20 Gibraltar 50 Pounds (1995) Fiji $5 (2007) Jersey 100 Pounds (2012) Canada $20 (2012)

CANADA, 20 DOLLARS, AGE 85

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*Bonus Gif*

queen elizabeth aging through currency