GBP/PLN exchange rates

Pounds sterling are issued by the Bank of England. Apart from the most popular pound sterling, there are also other official currencies that function on territories under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. And so, we have currencies such as Falkland pounds, Saint Helena pound or Gibraltar pounds. The exchange rate of the British pound is very important to Poles who live in the United Kingdom.

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GBP sales
Best offer in Walutomat 5,0997  PLN

GBP purchase
Best offer in Walutomat 5,0920  PLN

Average worldwide Pound sterling exchange rate
Forex quotations 5,0943 PLN

GBP exchange rate chart

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Actual offers

Purchase GBP - Pound sterling

194 offers from persons who want to sell GBP

Sale rateTotal amount Waiting since
5,09962 909,93 GBP2021-01-22 13:38
5,10997 851,91 GBP2021-01-22 13:38
5,1100500,00 GBP2021-01-22 10:21
5,11023 925,96 GBP2021-01-22 13:38
5,11031 000,00 GBP2021-01-22 11:22
5,11212 901,91 GBP2021-01-22 05:53
5,1135218,67 GBP2021-01-21 21:32
5,1148400,00 GBP2021-01-21 22:22
5,11495 000,00 GBP2021-01-21 22:01
5,1150100,00 GBP2021-01-22 13:05
5,1189100,00 GBP2021-01-21 20:53
5,1190926,90 GBP2021-01-21 20:10
5,11995 100,00 GBP2021-01-21 21:27
5,120014 010,00 GBP2021-01-21 22:49
5,120875,53 GBP2021-01-21 22:10
5,1210100,00 GBP2021-01-22 07:20
5,121676,50 GBP2021-01-21 22:10
5,12221 000,00 GBP2021-01-21 11:34
5,1298195,86 GBP2021-01-22 11:47
5,12992 000,00 GBP2021-01-21 15:20
Purchase GBP

Sell GBP - Pound sterling

170 offers from persons who want to purchase GBP

Sale rateTotal amount Waiting since
5,09206 113,46 PLN2021-01-22 10:48
5,091119 033,01 PLN2021-01-22 13:38
5,09106 112,26 PLN2021-01-22 10:48
5,090619 995,53 PLN2021-01-22 13:38
5,09039 147,21 PLN2021-01-22 13:38
5,090056 111,06 PLN2021-01-22 10:48
5,089318 814,62 PLN2021-01-22 13:37
5,089021 384,56 PLN2021-01-22 10:16
5,0882230 545,38 PLN2021-01-22 13:20
5,088138 232,83 PLN2021-01-22 09:45
5,08807 840,63 PLN2021-01-22 06:08
5,087021 376,15 PLN2021-01-22 09:55
5,0862509,64 PLN2021-01-22 09:46
5,08606 106,26 PLN2021-01-22 06:08
5,085015 262,69 PLN2021-01-22 08:33
5,08406 103,86 PLN2021-01-22 06:08
5,082515 255,19 PLN2021-01-20 07:26
5,081015 250,68 PLN2021-01-19 11:06
5,08051 526,44 PLN2021-01-18 14:49
5,08015 087,78 PLN2021-01-19 10:31
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Last exchanges

Last GBP / PLN exchange transactions

How long agoExchange rateAmount
2021-01-22 13:245,0921400,00 GBP
2021-01-22 13:125,094819,00 GBP
2021-01-22 13:085,10511,95 GBP
2021-01-22 13:015,107250,10 GBP
2021-01-22 12:505,108377,05 GBP
2021-01-22 12:465,09771 000,00 GBP
2021-01-22 12:345,0983200,00 GBP
2021-01-22 12:335,09603 411,20 GBP
2021-01-22 12:335,0998529,43 GBP
2021-01-22 12:335,09981 339,37 GBP

Total sum of exchanges in the last 10 days

DayTotal sum of concluded transactions
2021-01-22145 407,28 GBP
2021-01-21403 853,86 GBP
2021-01-20290 388,14 GBP
2021-01-19192 689,79 GBP
2021-01-18232 704,82 GBP
2021-01-1720 218,69 GBP
2021-01-1624 974,12 GBP
2021-01-15430 151,12 GBP
2021-01-14972 173,87 GBP
2021-01-13398 855,42 GBP

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British pound – currency history

Pound sterling, also known as the British pound, is the oldest among the currently existing currencies in the world. The pound was introduced in 1158 by King Henry II – then, 1 pound was worth 0.37 kg of silver. Exchangeability of pound to silver functioned until 1816, when it was replaced with gold. During the Great Crisis, in 1931, the relations between pound and gold were dissolved.

Pounds heyday was in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. After World War II, pound lost its leading position – while the US dollar gained the advantage. In 1966, the pound’s value declined so much that the British government introduced limits, which did not allow to take more than 50 pounds abroad.

Another significant event in the history of the pound was the 1992 „breaking of the Bank of England” by a world-renowned investor George Soros, who conducted speculation aimed at lowering the pound’s exchange rate, which led to the withdrawal of pound sterling from the ERM system, whose purpose is to stabilise the exchange rates between the EEC countries.

British pound – information about the currency

Pounds sterling are issued by the Bank of England. Apart from the most popular pound sterling, there are also other official currencies that function on territories under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. And so, we have currencies such as Falkland pounds, Saint Helena pound or Gibraltar pounds.

1 pound is 100 pence – however, this conversion rate has been around only for a few decades. Until 1971, 1 pound was worth 20 shillings, i.e. 240 pence. Currently, British coins have the following denominations: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 pence as well as 1 and 2 pounds. The banknotes have the following values: 5, 10, 20 and 50 pounds. North Ireland and Scotland additionally has also 100-pound notes.

The contemporary pound note shows the face of Queen Elizabeth II (on the averse, there is always the portrait of the currently reigning monarch). On the reverse, you can find important historical figures, such as Adam Smith or Charles Darwin.

Although, the pound’s purchasing power has changed over the centuries, its very name testifies to its value – sterling means „excellent, reliable”.

Check the pound’s rate and exchange it in Walutomat

You earn money abroad and want to exchange pounds to PLN? Or maybe you’re going away and want to know the price of the pound? In Walutomat, you can check the current average Forex exchange rate, as well as purchase and sale prices of pound offered by the customers of our service. The price of pound is shown at the top of the page. The information is updated a few times a minute. Don’t forget to have a look at the charts and concluded offers. British pound is one of the most popular currencies at our service. This gives you the guarantee that you will always find pound exchange offers in Walutomat. Start monitoring prices and choose the pound exchange rate that you really want.