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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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Reporting period
6 months

GBP to USD historical rates

Date1 GBP=
Average1.26071
November 30, 20231.242526
December 31, 20231.266287
January 31, 20241.270506
February 29, 20241.262848
March 31, 20241.270552
April 23, 20241.25154

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GBP snapshot

  • Currency name: British pound
  • Currency code: GBP
  • Currency symbol: £,
  • Countries used in: UK
  • Central bank: Bank of England
  • Central bank website: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/
  • Reserve currency: The British pound is not considered a reserve currency.
  • Safe haven: The British pound is not considered a safe haven currency.
  • 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

USD Snapshot

  • Currency name: United States dollar
  • Currency code: USD
  • Currency symbol: $, US$
  • Countries used in: United States
  • Central bank: Federal Reserve
  • Central bank website: https://www.federalreserve.gov/
  • Reserve currency: The United States dollar is considered a reserve currency.
  • Safe haven: The United States dollar is considered a safe haven currency.
  • 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

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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