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GBP to USD historical exchange rates

Get access to 20+ years of British pound to US dollar exchange rates, broken down by daily, monthly & yearly periods.

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GBPBritish pound sterling
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6 months

GBP to USD historical rates

Date1 GBP=
Average1.261477
November 30, 20231.242526
December 31, 20231.266287
January 31, 20241.270506
February 29, 20241.262848
March 31, 20241.270552
April 17, 20241.256145

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GBP snapshot

  • Currency name: British pound
  • Currency code: GBP
  • Currency symbol: £,
  • Countries used in: UK
  • Major unit: One British pound
  • Minor unit: One penny
  • Minor units (pennies) per British pound: 100
  • Note denominations: £5, £10, £20, £50
  • Coin denominations: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, 50p. £1, £2, £5
  • Central bank: Bank of England
  • Reserve currency: The British pound is not considered a reserve currency.
  • Safe haven: The British pound is not considered a safe haven currency.

USD Snapshot

  • Currency name: United States dollar
  • Currency code: USD
  • Currency symbol: $, US$
  • Countries used in: United States
  • Major unit: One United States dollar
  • Minor unit: One cent
  • Minor units (cents) per United States dollar: 100
  • Note denominations: $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • Coin denominations: 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1
  • Central bank: Federal Reserve
  • Reserve currency: The United States dollar is considered a reserve currency.
  • Safe haven: The United States dollar is considered a safe haven currency.

The United States dollar (symbol: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ or U.S. Dollar, also referred to as American dollar, or informally known as the 'buck') is the official currency for the USA, Ecuador, El Salvador, British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, and East Timor.

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