GBP to USD Exchange Rates

British Pound to United States Dollar. Get bank beating foreign currency exchange with OFX.

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USD Snapshot

The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States and its territories, as well as the de facto currency of many others. As the most used currency in international transactions, it is also the world’s primary reserve currency.

  • Currency Name: United States Dollar
  • Currency Code: USD
  • Currency Symbol: $
  • Central Bank: Federal Reserve System
  • Countries Used In: United States, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, Panama, Zimbabwe
  • Major Unit: One United States Dollar
  • Minor Unit: quarter = 1/4 of a dollar, dime = 1/10 of a dollar, nickel = 1/20 of a dollar, cent = 1/100 of a dollar, mill = 1/1000 of a dollar
  • Note Denominations: $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • Coin Denominations: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 cents

 

Previous GBP to USD Exchange Rates

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Date (GMT) Rate**
Average 1.604702
31 Dec 1990 1.784103
31 Dec 1991 1.767354
31 Dec 1992 1.766306
31 Dec 1993 1.501607
31 Dec 1994 1.531853
31 Dec 1995 1.57847
31 Dec 1996 1.56066
31 Dec 1997 1.637635
31 Dec 1998 1.657347
31 Dec 1999 1.617681
31 Dec 2000 1.514934
31 Dec 2001 1.440089
31 Dec 2002 1.499582
31 Dec 2003 1.635499
31 Dec 2004 1.832895
31 Dec 2005 1.820271
31 Dec 2006 1.842866
31 Dec 2007 2.00156
31 Dec 2008 1.855443
31 Dec 2009 1.565394
31 Dec 2010 1.545893
31 Dec 2011 1.604123
31 Dec 2012 1.584877
31 Dec 2013 1.564768
31 Dec 2014 1.647701
31 Dec 2015 1.528504
31 Dec 2016 1.355673
31 Dec 2017 1.288611
31 Dec 2018 1.334801
08 Dec 2019 1.274545

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