Currency Updated: Daily; Text Description Updated: 2017-03-19.
Overview on the British Pound (GBP) currency, including current exchange rates, history, denominations, country usage, and more.
Name: British Pound (Pound Sterling)
Currency Code: GBP
Sub-Unit Value: 1/100
Sub-Unit Symbol: p
Nicknames: quid, nicker, sterling
United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, South Georgia and Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
 Currency Code: the internationally-recognized, 3-digit ISO 4217 code, a standard published by International Organization for Standardization.
 Currency Symbol: Graphic symbol used as an internationally-recognized shorthand for a currency’s name, used most often next to monetary amounts.