The British pound is the world’s oldest currency still in use, it is 1200 years old, and today it is the world’s fourth most traded currency and the third most held reserve currency in the world (accurate of 2014).

The United Kingdom’s central bank is the Bank of England and the British Pound is the currency of United Kingdom; the currency code is pounds sterling (£) and pence (p).

You can find the latest updates on exchange rates along with a currency convertor online.