Live British Pound Exchange Rates

GBP Interbank Rate₹102.1754
GBP Buying Rate₹102.4454
GBP Selling Rate₹103.1815
GBP Remittance Rate₹102.7954
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British Pound (GBP)

The British Pound or Pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom (also called as the UK and Great Britain). The currency code for British Pound is GBP and the symbol is  £. Because of the close proximity to the European Area, the most popular GBP exchange is with Euro. It is the most valuable currency in Europe. Currency notes of GBP are available in the following denominations  1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100. However, the £1 and £100 notes are rarely found in circulation. The currency British Pound prepaid forex cards, however, can be loaded with an odd amount as well. Travellers proceeding to England/UK should purchase British Pounds.

You can purchase GBP in India in the form of currency notes, traveller's cheques and forex cards from You can send money to UK from India by either purchasing GBP demand drafts or by doing a GBP wire transfer.

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GBP Profile

Name: British Pound

Central Bank:

Bank of England 

Symbol: £ cent: p


Freq Used:  £1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p

Rarely Used

Minor Unit: 1/100 = penny


Freq Used: £5, £10, £20, £50

Rarely Used: £100

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Users: United Kingdom (UK), England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Saint Helena and Ascension, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Tristan da Cunha

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Nicknames: Pound Sterling, Sterling, Quid, Nicker

History of British Pound

The British Pound is the oldest currency still in use today, as well as one of the most commonly converted currencies. The Pound Sterling was first introduced in the year 760 as the silver penny, which spread across the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The design of the coin was changed in 1158. And instead of using pure silver the new coins were made from 92.5% silver and came to be known as the Sterling Pound.

The use of these Silver pennies continued till 1487 when the shilling was introduced and the pound came into existence two years later, in 1489. The first paper notes were introduced in 1694, with their legal basis being switched from silver to gold. The Bank of England, one of the first central banks in the world, was established a year later, in 1695. All Sterling notes were handwritten until 1855 when the bank began to print whole notes.

How Can I Convert GBP to INR Online in India?

You can convert GBP to INR online in India by following the below few steps:

Step 1: Search on Google for best GBP Rates near me.

Step 2: Check through the results and compare British Pound to Rupee exchange rates and go with the one that offers the best exchange rates.

Step 3: You will eventually reach where you get the best GBP to INR exchange rates as well as the best exchange rates for other currencies.

Step 4: Either call on the number given on top right corner of this page or use our interactive form to fill your details and we will call you back to help you convert GBP to INR online.

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GBP to INR Converter

This is the rate that will apply when you sell British Pound currency on The amount of INR (Indian Rupees) you'll recieve will be as shown below

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This is the rate that will apply when you buy British Pound currency on The amount of INR (Indian Rupees) you'll recieve will be as shown below

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