USD to GBP Historical Exchange Rates

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Date (GMT) Rate**
Average 0.639077
December 31, 1990 0.563375
December 31, 1991 0.567591
December 31, 1992 0.56949
December 31, 1993 0.666318
December 31, 1994 0.653307
December 31, 1995 0.633665
December 31, 1996 0.641388
December 31, 1997 0.610844
December 31, 1998 0.603486
December 31, 1999 0.618305
December 31, 2000 0.66141
December 31, 2001 0.694595
December 31, 2002 0.667971
December 31, 2003 0.612069
December 31, 2004 0.545861
December 31, 2005 0.550022
December 31, 2006 0.543416
December 31, 2007 0.499806
December 31, 2008 0.544573
December 31, 2009 0.641169
December 31, 2010 0.647491
December 31, 2011 0.623629
December 31, 2012 0.631109
December 31, 2013 0.63955
December 31, 2014 0.607353
December 31, 2015 0.654441
December 31, 2016 0.740559
December 31, 2017 0.776691
December 31, 2018 0.750148
December 31, 2019 0.783652
December 31, 2020 0.779494
February 26, 2021 0.727669

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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