South African Rand to Pound Sterling — exchange rate

You will find a currency converter from the ZAR to the GBP on this page. It is possible to convert any amount from South African Rand to Pound Sterling (R to £) using Myfin currency converter at the live rates of 2021-10-23.

ZARSouth African Rand
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GBPPound Sterling
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1 ZAR = 0.0489GBP

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ZARSouth African Rand
  • Country of Circulation: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Eswatini
  • Currency Code, Symbol: ZAR, R
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, R 1, R 2, R 5
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: R 10, R 20, R 50, R 100, R 200
  • History:

    The South African rand (R) is the currency of the Republic of South Africa. The currency is also legal in Lesotho and Namibia. The rand is a free currency, and in the financial world it is known as ZAR.

    One rand is worth 100 cents. In 1961, after leaving the Commonwealth of Nations, the rand replaced the previous currency – the South African pound. All notes since 2012 have had a portrait of the most famous South African figure – Nelson Mandela – on the averse, and the reverse has had images of noble African animals.

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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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Historical data of the 1 South African Rand to the Pound Sterling exchange rate

Saturday 23.10.2021
0.048937 GBP
Friday 22.10.2021
0.048937 GBP
Thursday 21.10.2021
0.049502 GBP
Wednesday 20.10.2021
0.050215 GBP
Tuesday 19.10.2021
0.049838 GBP
Monday 18.10.2021
0.049602 GBP
Sunday 17.10.2021
0.049763 GBP


  • ZAR/GBP – South African Rand to Pound Sterling conversion

    Our ZAR/GBP currency converter allows instant conversion by live rates. Current value of 1 ZAR equals 0.0489 GBP.
  • South African Rand to Pound Sterling conversion

    We use quotation information as of 2021-10-23 12:46 AM 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 South African Rands;
    • wait for automatic ZAR to GBP conversion.
    With the help of this tool, you can convert any amount of South African Rands into Pound Sterlings in a few seconds.
  • How has the dynamic of ZAR to GBP rate changed in the last week

    Here you can also find a chart with the South African Rand rate fluctuations since 2015. In the last week, the pound to dollar conversion rate has changed by -0.0008 GBP or -1.6873%.
  • The dynamic of ZAR to GBP rate over the last month

    The monthly data of ZAR to GBP conversion rate dynamic helps to understand market trends better. ZAR has moved by -0.0961% or 0 GBP.