GBP to ZAR Exchange Rates

British Pound to South African Rand. Get bank beating foreign currency exchange with OFX.

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ZAR Snapshot

The South African rand was introduced as the official currency of South Africa in 1961, and is legal tender for the Common Monetary Area between South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Namibia.

  • Currency Name: South African rand
  • Currency Code: ZAR
  • Currency Symbol: R
  • Central Bank: South African Reserve Bank
  • Countries Used In: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland
  • Major Unit: 1 rand
  • Minor Unit: cent - 1/100 of a rand
  • Note Denominations: R 10, R 20, R 50, R 100, R 200
  • Coin Denominations: 10c, 20c, 50c, R 1, R 2, R 5


Previous GBP to ZAR Exchange Rates

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Date (GMT) Rate**
Average 18.973025
31 Dec 2017 17.141365
31 Dec 2018 17.645926
31 Dec 2019 18.439181
31 Dec 2020 21.088948
27 Feb 2021 20.549706

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