British pound to US dollar Converter

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The converter shows the conversion of 1 British pound to US dollar as of Saturday, 18 November 2017. It has been updated today with the official exchange rate published by central banks or market places. Click on the following link if you want to reverse the US dollar to British pound conversion. You can go back to the home page of the currency converter.

The British Pound is the currency used in the following 8 countries: British Indian Ocean Territory, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Guernsey, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Isle of Man, Jersey, Tristan da Cunha. The US Dollar is the currency of 21 countries: American Samoa, British Virgin Islands, Ecuador, Guam, Micronesia, Palau, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos Islands, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe, U.S. Outlying Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Diego Garcia, Haiti, British Indian Ocean Territory, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, El Salvador, Timor-Leste.

The code of British pound is GBP, USD is the ISO code of US dollar. We use £ as symbol of British pound and $ as symbol of US dollar. The British Pound is divided in 100 pence. One US dollar is composed of 100 cents. Both currencies are regulated by Bank of England and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Did you know:

  • The most popular conversions of British pound are GBP/euro GBP/Jamaican dollar GBP/Malaysian ringgit The most asked changes of US dollar are: USD/Philippine peso USD/Nigerian naira USD/Bangladeshi taka
  • the US dollar is used since 1 Jan 1791 (225 years ago).
  • There are 12 coins for the British pound ( 1p , 2p , 3p , 4p , 5p , 10p , 20p , 25p , 50p , £1 , £2 and £5 ), the US dollar has 6 coins ( 1¢ , 5¢ , 10¢ , 25¢ , 50¢ and $1 ),
  • the British pound has 6 banknotes ( £1 , £5 , £10 , £20 , £50 and £100 ) there are 7 banknotes for the US dollar ( $1 , $2 , $5 , $10 , $20 , $50 and $100 ).

Is it the right time to change your currencies?

The best day to change British pounds in US dollars was the . At that time the currency had reached its highest value.

100 British pounds = 120.27 US dollars

The worst day to change British pounds in US dollars was the . The exchange rate had fallen to its lowest value.

100 British pounds = 120.27 US dollars

GBP/USD chart

British pounds to US dollars conversion table

British pound (GBP) US dollar (USD)
£ 1.00 $ 1.32
£ 2.00 $ 2.64
£ 3.00 $ 3.97
£ 4.00 $ 5.29
£ 5.00 $ 6.61
£ 6.00 $ 7.93
£ 7.00 $ 9.25
£ 8.00 $ 10.57
£ 9.00 $ 11.90
£ 10.00 $ 13.22
£ 15.00 $ 19.83
£ 20.00 $ 26.43
£ 25.00 $ 33.04
£ 30.00 $ 39.65
£ 40.00 $ 52.87
£ 50.00 $ 66.09
£ 60.00 $ 79.30
£ 70.00 $ 92.52
£ 80.00 $ 105.74
£ 90.00 $ 118.95
£ 100.00 $ 132.17
£ 150.00 $ 198.26
£ 200.00 $ 264.34
£ 500.00 $ 660.85
£ 1 000.00 $ 1 321.70

Currency Of United Kingdom

  • British Indian Ocean Territory, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Guernsey, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Isle of Man, Jersey, Tristan da Cunha

Currency Of United States

  • American Samoa, British Virgin Islands, Ecuador, Guam, Micronesia, Palau, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos Islands, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe, U.S. Outlying Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Diego Garcia, Haiti, British Indian Ocean Territory, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, El Salvador, Timor-Leste

Historical British pound / US dollar

History of daily rates GBP /USD since Friday, 1 January 1998.

The maximum was reached on

  • 1 British pound = 2.1082439346071 US dollar

the minimum on

  • 1 British pound = 1.2027226318775 US dollar
Date GBP/USD
1.3217
1.3217
1.3200
1.3173
1.3157
1.3121
1.3120
1.3190
1.3190
1.3143
1.3113
1.3171
1.3174
1.3079
1.3076
1.3077
1.3053
1.3257
1.3290
1.3214
1.3134
1.3129
1.3129
1.3130
1.3273
1.3130
1.3203
1.3190
1.3192
1.3196
1.3151
1.3210
1.3191
1.3253
1.3287
1.3285
1.3286
1.3264
1.3239
1.3209
1.3142
1.3082
1.3067
1.3065
1.3113
1.3233
1.3242
1.3273
1.3396
1.3398
1.3398
1.3430
1.3398
1.3441
1.3477
1.3507
1.3493
1.3493
1.3579
1.3491
1.3514
1.3515
1.3577
1.3590
1.3590
1.3396
1.3207
1.3289
1.3169
1.3198
1.3198
1.3199
1.3105
1.3046
1.3042
1.2923
1.2964
1.2951
1.2950
1.2939
1.2920
1.2923
1.2927
1.2903
1.2879
1.2879
1.2800
1.2803
1.2824
1.2898
1.2873
1.2875
1.2873
1.2864
1.2890
1.2868
1.2966
1.3005
1.3012
1.3012
1.2977
1.3011
1.2986
1.3038
1.3046
1.3040
1.3040
1.3143
1.3228
1.3207
1.3198
1.3143
1.3134
1.3134
1.3076
1.3114
1.3026
1.3026
1.3003
1.2995
1.3000
1.2965
1.3030
1.3036
1.3051
1.3110
1.3095
1.3095
1.2947
1.2893
1.2859
1.2881
1.2890
1.2883
1.2886
1.2968
1.2931
1.2936
1.2948
1.3016
1.3028
1.3027
1.3008
1.2940
1.2813
1.2724
1.2745
1.2719
1.2716
1.2679
1.2675
1.2632
1.2731
1.2774
1.2776
1.2780
1.2760
1.2754
1.2749
1.2669
1.2743
1.2743
1.2744
1.2724
1.2963
1.2906
1.2906
1.2868
1.2893
1.2891
1.2886
1.2876
1.2808
1.2815
1.2814
1.2807
1.2806
1.2930
1.2978
1.2956
1.2993
1.3011
1.3038
1.3035
1.2949
1.2966
1.2913
1.2899
1.2887
1.2884
1.2884
1.2890
1.2930
1.2953
1.2944
1.2967
1.2986
1.2986
1.2922
1.2870
1.2940
1.2895
1.2931
1.2948
1.2948
1.2897
1.2852
1.2832
1.2788
1.2822
1.2812
1.2812
1.2804
1.2785
1.2843
1.2559
1.2531
1.2519
1.2519
1.2511
1.2540
1.2491
1.2423
1.2371
1.2367
1.2367
1.2471
1.2485
1.2439
1.2487
1.2545
1.2542
1.2542
1.2477
1.2441
1.2451
1.2558
1.2516
1.2468
1.2468
1.2518
1.2473
1.2480
1.2361
1.2388
1.2396
1.2396
1.2352
1.2289
1.2152
1.2206
1.2164
1.2161
1.2161
1.2156
1.2170
1.2203
1.2241
1.2296
1.2291
1.2291
1.2270
1.2282
1.2385
1.2441
1.2438
1.2458
1.2458
1.2560
1.2459
1.2483
1.2469
1.2418
1.2406
1.2406
1.2489
1.2463
1.2475
1.2529
1.2487
1.2485
1.2485
1.2496
1.2535
1.2506
1.2470
1.2482
1.2483
1.2483
1.2532
1.2663
1.2584
1.2498
1.2577
1.2548
1.2548
1.2594
1.2631
1.2529
1.2534
1.2386
1.2369
1.2369
1.2336
1.2264
1.2402
1.2027
1.2042
1.2179
1.2179
1.2161
1.2196
1.2174
1.2172
1.2270
1.2291
1.2291
1.2419
1.2321
1.2237
1.2278
1.2354
1.2338
1.2338
1.2249
1.2219
1.2273
1.2275
1.2269
1.2285
1.2285
1.2289
1.2353
1.2372
1.2390
1.2492
1.2487
1.2487
1.2428
1.2524
1.2663
1.2681
1.2585
1.2574
1.2574
1.2585
1.2630
1.2680
1.2724
1.2638
1.2727
1.2727
1.2593
1.2516
1.2492
1.2413
1.2464
1.2475
1.2489
1.2453
1.2424
1.2422
1.2485
1.2347
1.2343