GBP to USD Exchange Rates

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

With OFX, you can get bank beating rates on global money transfers.

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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 1.306038
31 Dec 2016 1.355673
31 Dec 2017 1.288611
31 Dec 2018 1.334801
31 Dec 2019 1.276933
27 Oct 2020 1.274172

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