Prince Harry has indicated his willingness to baby-sit Prince George of Cambridge but has also added that there is a price tag attached to his services – and his brother Prince William should agree to pay that price.
The 28-year old Prince Harry is fascinated with his nephew and first met him at Kensington Palace.
Later, while speaking at a private view of a photographic exhibition showcasing the work of his charity Sentebale, which helps vulnerable children in Lesotho, he is reported to have made the statement.
When he was asked about what his mission as an uncle would be, he said that he would not encroach the duties of the parents but would make sure that Prince of Cambridge has a good upbringing, is kept out of harm's way, and also has fun.
Others who are delighted at the selection of the name George for the Prince of Cambridge are those who had bet on it.
And, of course, the Royal Mint that had minted new coins with the image of St George.
It seems they had produced 10,000 sterling silver crown-sized £5 coins and 2013 22-carat gold sovereigns, using an 1817 design of St George slaying the dragon by artist Benedetto Pistrucci.
This was a first for the mint because it had never earlier gone in for a coin t to mark a royal birth.
The sale of the coins began on the day the Prince was born and, as per its website, more than half of the silver coins, which cost £80 ($132.80) each, have been sold and 90 per cent of the sovereigns, at £800.
Moreover, the Royal Mint has also produced 2013 silver pennies which would be issued free to parents whose children were born on the same day as the prince.
Prince George is yet to meet is his great-grandfather the 92-year-old Prince Philip, 92, the Duke of Edinburgh who is recovering from surgery and is staying at Sandringham.
Source : theaustralian.com.au
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