Convert British Pound to US Dollar: GBP/USD - USD/GBP
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The US DollarThe Dollar is the official currency of the United States and was the most widely used currency in the world until the end of 2006, when it was surpassed by the euro. The first listing of the euro after 1 January 1999, the day of the introduction in the financial markets, was 1.18 dollars for 1 euro. The first listing after 1 January 2002, the day of the introduction of euro banknotes and coins, was 0.89 dollars for 1 euro. The US dollar is the most traded currency in the international foreign exchange market (Forex Market). The ISO code of the American currency is USD.
Coins and BanknotesThe US dollar (symbol $, USD or US$) is divided into 100 cents (symbol ¢).
Coins: 1 (penny), 5, 10, 25, 50 cents and 1 dollar - Banknotes: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 dollars.
United StatesUnited States of America is a country in North America bordered by Canada, Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The United States is a Federal presidential constitutional republic whose capital is Washington (630,000 hab.), has a population of 317 million people, official language english, time zone UTC -5 to -10 and internet TLD .us.
Currency ConverterEnter the amount to be converted in one of the two boxes to the left to get into the right the value in the other currency. For example, to know how much is 1 Pound in US Dollar, insert 1 in the top box to the left and you will get the value in British Pound in the top box to the right.
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).