British Currency Pound Symbol

The official money used in Great Britain is Pound and the British Pound symbol is £.

The currencies of countries often have a currency symbol to give a visual recognition as they have distinct characters.


Great Britain Money Symbol

Great Britain Money Symbol

  • The local money used in Great Britain is Pound.

  • The currency symbol of the British money is £.

  • The British currency code is GBP.

  • The Pound Notes: The British currency notes are made up of £1 (Scot. only), £5, £10, £20, £50, £100 (Scot. & N. Ireland only).

  • The Pound Coins: 1 Pound is made up of 100 Pennys. British Penny Coins go from 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, 50p, £1, £2, £5.

What is the best currency to use in Great Britain? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to British money and use the local Pound as it is accepted everywhere in Great Britain. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Great Britain? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Great Britain (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Pound to Mexican Peso?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check the latest money exchange rate for Mexican Peso to British Pound before purchasing the Pound you need for your up coming trip at Mexican Peso to Pound Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pound to Russian Ruble?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for Russian Ruble to British Pound before ordering the Pound you need for your up coming trip from Russian Ruble to Pound Exchange Rate Today.