Is the british pound the same thing as pound sterling?

Answer The pound sterling is the currency of the United Kingdom, and is otherwise known as the British pound. The pound is also used in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, the Falkland Island... Read More »

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What is the value of a British pound?

As of May 2010, the value of one British pound was approximately $1.50 U.S. However, currency rates fluctuate frequently, so before making any transactions in another currency, use an online curren... Read More »

How many U.S. dollars are in the British pound?

As of June 2010, a British pound is equal to $1.49. The value of the British pound fluctuates daily, but since January 2009 has averaged between $1.44 and $1.65. During 2007 and early 2008, the pou... Read More »

How much does a British pound weigh?

A pound is a unit of weight common in British engineering equal to 4.448 Newtons, about the same as a pound in America. Newtons are typically used in describing force, so the term foot-pounds or p... Read More »

British Pound Trends?

The British pound as a unit of currency can be traced from prior to the Middle Ages to the Anglo-Saxon days. It has been a mainstay of the world economic scene ever since and today is the third mos... Read More »