Queen's coin portrait gets a makeover

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Queen's coin portrait gets a makeover

A new image of the Queen will be unveiled this morning at the National Portrait Gallery in central London. 

It's being revealed by the Royal Mint and the picture will become the fifth effigy of Her Majesty to be used on our coins. 

Vanessa Baffoe explains the history behind the image.

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