Currency - British Pound Sterling (GBP)

International Payments in British Pound Sterling

Whether you are looking to exchange British Pounds to US Dollars or to send money from a GBP to Euros account;  FTT Global offers a competitive exchange rate that is better than your bank’s rate. Plus, we offer a simple, speedy online service and our expert, friendly support team is here for you 24/7 should you need any help. Register with FTT today and transfer your money immediately. If you have any questions before or after registering please call +44 (0)20 3603 8940 or email [email protected]. 

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Do you need to make or receive British Pound Sterling payments or transfer Pound Sterling between accounts? We can help, and save you money.

About the British Pound Sterling

The pound sterling, also known simply as the pound, was born around 775AD dating back to Anglo Saxon times, when coins called sterling’s were minted from silver. 240 of these sterling’s weighed one pound, and large payments came to be made in “pounds of sterlings”.

The Pound Sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom. Other British dependencies outside the UK also using the pound, including: Northern Ireland, The Isle of Man, the States of Jersey and the States of Guernsey.

The Bank of England prints and distributes money for England and Wales. The Bank of Ireland, the First Trust Bank, the Northern Bank, and the Ulster Bank print notes for Northern Ireland, while the Bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and the Clydesdale Bank print and distribute the notes for Scotland.

  • Coins are issued in denominations of 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 and the banknotes in denominations of £5, £10, £20 and £50.
  • The British Pound Sterling is currently the fourth most traded currency in the foreign exchange market as well as the third most held reserve currency in global reserves.

Our most popular GBP Money Transfers

FTT Global facilitate international money transfers in over 30 different foreign exchange currencies. The Pound Sterling is one of our most popular currency exchanges with the following transfers accounting for many of these trades.

These are just some of the most popular trades. If your currency exchange is NOT listed above, then please use the rate checker tool on the home page to get the best online rates available today

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