Historic Argentine peso Pound sterling

Argentine peso pound sterling history since 18/07/2024 until today (0 years). Search for ARS to GBP exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

The Argentine peso is the currency of Argentina (supplied by Central Bank of the Republic of Argentina and the currency supplied by Bank of England. The ARS GBP historical data can be seen on the Argentine peso pound sterling historical chart.

14/09/2020: Introduction of Currency Controls

Argentina tightens currency controls to stabilize the peso and prevent capital flight, imposing restrictions on foreign currency purchases and transfers, marking a significant shift in monetary policy.

11/08/2019: Primary Elections and Peso Devaluation

Following the primary elections, uncertainty in the financial markets leads to a significant devaluation of the peso, causing economic turmoil and further exacerbating the country's financial difficulties.

23/06/2016: Brexit Referendum

The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, causing significant uncertainty and volatility in the pound sterling's value.

09/12/2015: Change in Government

Mauricio Macri assumes the presidency, bringing in economic reforms and liberalization policies, impacting the exchange rate and the value of the Argentine peso.

02/12/2001: Economic Crisis and Devaluation

Argentina faces a severe economic crisis, resulting in the devaluation of the peso, leading to a sharp decline in its value and triggering social and political unrest.

31/12/1999: Establishment of the Euro

The euro was introduced as an electronic currency, paving the way for the eventual replacement of some national currencies, including the pound.

16/09/1992: Black Wednesday

The pound sterling experienced a severe drop in value and the UK was forced to withdraw from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM).

31/03/1991: Introduction of Convertibility Plan

The Convertibility Plan is implemented, fixing the exchange rate between the Argentine peso and the US dollar on a one-to-one basis, as an attempt to control inflation.

06/01/1985: Introduction of Austral as a new currency

The Argentine government replaces the peso with the Austral as the new currency, aiming to stabilize the economy and tackle hyperinflation.

29/01/1983: End of the military dictatorship

After seven years of military rule, democratic elections are held in Argentina, leading to the end of the military dictatorship and the beginning of a period of economic and political transition.

14/02/1971: Decimalization of the Pound

The pound sterling was decimalized, with the old system of pounds, shillings and pence replaced by a decimal currency.

06/12/1921: Currency Separation with Ireland

Following the Anglo-Irish Treaty, Ireland left the United Kingdom and established its own currency, leading to separate pound sterling notes.

21/12/1816: Gold Standard Introduced

The pound sterling was officially placed on the gold standard, meaning it was backed by a fixed amount of gold.

27/07/1694: Bank of England Established

The Bank of England was founded and granted a royal charter, becoming the central bank of England.