Historic United States dollar Pound sterling

United States dollar pound sterling history since 17/07/2024 until today (0 years). Search for USD to GBP exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by Federal Reserve Bank and the currency supplied by Bank of England. The USD GBP historical data can be seen on the United States dollar pound sterling historical chart.

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.

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).

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.