USD to GBP Historical Exchange Rates

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Date (GMT) Rate**
Average 0.638859
31 Dec 1990 0.563375
31 Dec 1991 0.567591
31 Dec 1992 0.56949
31 Dec 1993 0.666318
31 Dec 1994 0.653307
31 Dec 1995 0.633665
31 Dec 1996 0.641388
31 Dec 1997 0.610844
31 Dec 1998 0.603486
31 Dec 1999 0.618305
31 Dec 2000 0.66141
31 Dec 2001 0.694595
31 Dec 2002 0.667971
31 Dec 2003 0.612069
31 Dec 2004 0.545861
31 Dec 2005 0.550022
31 Dec 2006 0.543416
31 Dec 2007 0.499806
31 Dec 2008 0.544573
31 Dec 2009 0.641169
31 Dec 2010 0.647491
31 Dec 2011 0.623629
31 Dec 2012 0.631109
31 Dec 2013 0.63955
31 Dec 2014 0.607353
31 Dec 2015 0.654441
31 Dec 2016 0.740559
31 Dec 2017 0.776691
31 Dec 2018 0.750148
31 Dec 2019 0.783652
31 Dec 2020 0.779494
23 Jun 2021 0.72071

USD Snapshot

Currency Name: US dollar.
Also known as: bucks, benjamins, bones.
Currency Code: USD
Currency Symbol: $
Central Bank: The Federal Reserve
Countries Used In: U.S.A, Ecuador, East Timor, El Salvador, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Turks and Caicos, British Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe
Major Unit: One dollar
Minor Unit: One cent or penny
Note Denominations: 1, 2 (rare), 5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Coin Denominations: Penny (1¢), nickel (5¢), dime (10¢), quarter (25¢), half dollar (50¢), one dollar.

GBP Snapshot

Currency Name: Pound Sterling
Also known as: U.K. pound, or quid
Currency Code: GBP
Currency Symbol: £
Central Bank: Bank of England
Countries Used In: The United Kingdom and 9 British territories including: Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Falkland Islands. Guernsey and Jersey
Major Unit: One pound
Minor Unit: One penny or pence
Note Denominations: £1 (rare), 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 (rare)
Coin Denominations: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2.

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