United States dollar pound sterling history for April 2023. The highest quote for this month is 0.80939 (17/04/2023) and the lowest 0.8039 (17/04/2023). The difference between high and low is 0.68.
USD GBP average rate for April 2023 is 0.80399, the change between 01/04/2023 and 30/04/2023 is +0.6 %.
|04 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8050 GBP|
|13 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8005 GBP|
|17 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8064 GBP|
|18 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8081 GBP|
|19 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8048 GBP|
|21 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8038 GBP|
|24 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8032 GBP|
|28 April 2023||1 USD = 0.8002 GBP|
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.