Pound Sterling to US Dollar — exchange rate

You will find a currency converter from the GBP to the USD on this page. It is possible to convert any amount from Pound Sterling to US Dollar (£ to $) using Myfin currency converter at the live rates of 2021-03-03.

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1 GBP = 1.3988 USD

To calculate the values for foreign currency conversions, we use the market exchange rates of 159 currencies of the world.

GBPPound Sterling
  • Country of Circulation: United Kingdom, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
  • Currency Code, Symbol: GBP, £
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100
  • History:

    The British pound or pound sterling (symbol: £, code: GBP, number: 826) is the national currency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. It is an official currency of Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands, Saint Helena. The GBP abbreviation is used to identify £ in the international financial arena.

    Change is called pence, also known as British pennies. One GBP has 100 pennies. It is one of the oldest world currencies. The currency was issued in 1694, replacing the East African rupee. In spite of mass euro introduction on the European territory, Great Britain refused to get rid of its local currency. Pound sterling has remained the main reserve currency for many governments for a long time.

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USDUS Dollar
  • Country of Circulation: United States, British Virgin Islands, Ecuador, Panama and others
  • Currency Code, Symbol: USD, $
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • History:

    The US dollar ($) is the national currency of the United States of America, one of the global reserve currencies. It is used as an official currency unit in Salvador, Marshall Islands, Panama, Bermuda. USD is used as an abbreviation for convenience and internationalization purposes.

    The US dollar is subdivided into cents. Every dollar has 100 cents. The currency has existed since 1792. The first dollars were made out of silver, then paper notes appeared. They have had the traditional greenish or grey color from the outset. Around 35 million pieces of dollars of different denomination worth 635 million emigrate to the USA daily. 95% of the banknotes are to replace worn-out notes.

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Historical data of the 1 Pound Sterling to the US Dollar exchange rate

Date
GBP
USD
Change
Wednesday 03.03.2021
1 GBP
1.398797 USD
0.004875
Tuesday 02.03.2021
1 GBP
1.393922 USD
0.004648
Monday 01.03.2021
1 GBP
1.389275 USD
-0.009914
Sunday 28.02.2021
1 GBP
1.399188 USD
0.006625
Saturday 27.02.2021
1 GBP
1.392564 USD
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Friday 26.02.2021
1 GBP
1.392564 USD
-0.008193
Thursday 25.02.2021
1 GBP
1.400756 USD
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FAQ

  • GBP/USD – Pound Sterling to US Dollar conversion

    Our GBP/USD currency converter allows instant conversion by live rates. Current value of 1 GBP equals 1.3988 USD USD.
  • Pound Sterling to US Dollar conversion

    We use quotation information as of 2021-03-03 12:22 PM ET to calculate the conversion rate of two currencies. Specified values are considered average but can match the rates of specific financial organizations. To get a result, you only need to:
    • indicate an amount of money to convert in the window with Pound Sterlings;
    • wait for automatic GBP to USD conversion.
    With the help of this tool, you can convert any amount of Pound Sterlings into US Dollars in a few seconds.
  • How has the dynamic of GBP to USD rate changed in the last week

    Here you can also find a chart with the Pound Sterling rate fluctuations since 2015. In the last week, the pound to dollar conversion rate has changed by -0.002 USD or -0.1401%.
  • The dynamic of GBP to USD rate over the last month

    The monthly data of GBP to USD conversion rate dynamic helps to understand market trends better.
    GBP has moved by +2.3627% or 0.033 USD.