Live British Pound Exchange Rates
Live Exchange Rates
The British PoundThe British Pound is the certified currency of the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha.
The financial term used for the British pound is Pound Sterling (ster. or stg.) while in everyday language the word commonly used is Pound or Quid (slang).
The British Pound is the third currency in terms of reserve currencies held by states worldwide after the dollar and the euro and it is the fourth most traded currency in the international foreign exchange market (Forex Market) after the dollar, the euro and the yen. The ISO code of the British currency is GBP.
Coins and BillsThe British Pound (symbol £) is divided into 100 pence (singular penny - symbol p).
Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 pence and 1, 2 pounds - Bills: 5, 10, 20, 50 pounds.