How the Queens death will change your life – from stamps and passports to money

For many, the death of Her Majesty The Queen on Thursday (September 8) has changed the country forever.

But for even those who aren't fans of the royals, there are many small changes in your life that the sad death will bring – and most of them you won't even realise.

Firstly, the Queen's face is on every bank note and coin you have in your possession.

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And as soon as she died, at the age of 96, many began to wonder whether or not their bank notes featuring the-late Monarch's face on were still legal tender.

But thankfully, they are.

The Bank of England has already said that notes will remain legal tender and that a “further announcement” will be made once the period of mourning is over.

Paying tribute to Her Majesty, Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey said: "It was with profound sadness that I learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

"On behalf of everyone at the Bank I would like to pass on my deepest condolences to the Royal Family.

"For most of us, she is the only head of state we have ever known, and will be remembered as an inspirational figure for our country and the Commonwealth.”

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Another every day item with the famous face on it is stamps.

Created in 1967 with her face on, they will still be legal to use but no more will be produced.

New stamps with a silhouette of the side profile of King Charles III on will go into production as soon as possible.

Check your fridge, find your Tomato Ketchup and look at the label.

Does it say “By appointment to her Majesty The Queen”?

Well, chances are that label will be different very soon, too.

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The Royal Warrant, as it's known, is now void, and the company's using it have two years to change them.

There are 900 of these in use.

Passports also have Her Majesty on them – but fear not, you can still go on holiday with it.

The front cover of any passports produced from the date of the Queen's death will now say “His Majesty” on the front, and post boxes will also have the new royal cypher of King Charles on, too.

New postboxes are rare, so it might be a while before you see on in the wild.

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