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Pounds to Rand Exchange Rate Today (February 2020)

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How Much Is Pound To Rand Exchange Rate Today {Updated Daily}

The Rand to pounds exchange rate though pegged at an official rate of 1 GBP = 18.7357 ZAR has been at what could be described as freefall in the market.

Though in recent days it has been fluctuating, falling and rising every day. This rate isn’t encouraging, in fact, many South Africans now spend more buying less, an act that shouldn’t be.

We will be highlighting the reasons why it is so. To check this page for any changes in the pound’s rate, save or bookmark the link below

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  • Pounds To Rand Exchange Rate Today (January 2020): 18.7357 ZAR To £1

Pounds To Rand Exchange Rate History

  • 1 January 2019 – 1 GBP = 18.3555 ZAR
  • 31 January 2019 – 1 GBP = 17.381 ZAR
  • 1 February 2019 – 1 GBP = 17.4335 ZAR
  • 28 February 2019 – 1 GBP = 18.6713 ZAR
  • 1 March 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.79 ZAR
  • 31 March 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.6886 ZAR
  • 1 Apr 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.6771 ZAR
  • 30 April 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.653 ZAR
  • 1 May 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.625 ZAR
  • 31 May 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.4335 ZAR
  • 1 June 2019 – 1 GPB = 18.4335 ZAR
  • 30 June 2019 – 1 GBP = 17.874 ZAR
  • 1 July 2019 – 1 GBP = 17.878 ZAR
  • 31 July – 1 GBP = 17.4433 ZAR
  • 1 August – 1 GBP = 17.7266 ZAR
  • 31 August – 1 GBP = 18.463 ZAR
  • 1 September – 1 GBP = 18.532 ZAR
  • 30 September – 1 GBP = 18.613 ZAR
  • 1 October – 1 GBP = 18.837 ZAR
  • 31 October – 1 GBP = 19.540 ZAR
  • 1 November – 1 GBP = 19.449 ZAR
  • 30 November 2019 – 1 GBP = 18.943 ZAR
  • 1 December 2019 – 1 GBP = 18.924 ZAR
  • 31 December 2019 – 1 GBP = 18.581 ZAR
  • 1 January 2020 – 1 GBP = 18.567 ZAR
Highest: 19.540 ZAR on 31 Oct 2019.
Average: 18.566 ZAR over this period.
Lowest: 17.275 ZAR on 30 Jul 2019.

 

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Pounds to South-African-Rands

South-African-Rands to Pounds

1 GBP 18.7357 ZAR 1 ZAR 0.0534 GBP
2 GBP 37.4715 ZAR 2 ZAR 0.1067 GBP
5 GBP 93.6787 ZAR 5 ZAR 0.2669 GBP
10 GBP 187.3574 ZAR 10 ZAR 0.5337 GBP
15 GBP 281.0361 ZAR 15 ZAR 0.8006 GBP
20 GBP 374.7148 ZAR 20 ZAR 1.0675 GBP
25 GBP 468.3935 ZAR 25 ZAR 1.3343 GBP
50 GBP 936.787 ZAR 50 ZAR 2.6687 GBP
100 GBP 1873.574 ZAR 100 ZAR 5.3374 GBP
500 GBP 9367.87 ZAR 500 ZAR 26.687 GBP
1000 GBP 18735.74 ZAR 1000 ZAR 53.3739 GBP
2500 GBP 46839.35 ZAR 2500 ZAR 133.4348 GBP
5000 GBP 93678.7 ZAR 5000 ZAR 266.8696 GBP
10000 GBP 187357.4 ZAR 10000 ZAR 533.7393 GBP

TOP 10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT POUNDS GPBWe have so many faces that have appeared on the notes, like the images of famous British people, Elizabeth Fey is on the 15-pound notes. Charles Darwin is on the back of the £10 note, Adam Smith is on the back of £20 notes.The first monarch to appear on Bank of England banknotes was King George V who made a brief appearance on £1 and 10 shilling notes; this was issued during the first world war. Ever since the year 1960, Queen of Elizabeth II has appeared on all Bank of England.

The pound sterling is made up of several coins and notes. We have some which are of everyday use like the 1P, 2P, 5P, 10P, £1, £2, coins, £5, £10, £20 notes. The £1 notes were taken out of circulation by the bank of England in the year 1980. Since 1981, there have been no printing of the 25P coin this is done to commemorate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana.

  1. The Pound is not only being used in the United Kingdom, but it is also used in places like Independent Island of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of man which is surrounding the British Isle. The currency used as far as Antartica, Falkland Islands.
  2. Various banks in the United Kingdom are permitted to issue a banknote. The bank of England issues notes for use in England and Wales, the bank of Scotland and Clydesdale bank issues notes for Scotland. The notes in Northern Ireland are issued by Bank of Ireland, notes which are issued by Scottish and Northern Iris are not actually legal tenders, they cannot be accepted as a form of payment but it exists as a premiere to pay.
  3. In the year 1971, Decimalization came into effect. This was replacing the old style of money which included weird notes and coins. These notes and coins were being of the same equal value to 1 shilling and 2 shillings.
  4. In the year 1969, the 50P coins were introduced. The 50P coins was a replacement of 10 shillings notes. Even after decimalization, certain old coins continued to be legally acceptable for a while. All of these coins were taken out of circulation only because the sizes of the 5P and 10P coins were reduced. 20P coins were introduced in 1982, £1 coins in 1983, £2 coins in 1998.
  5. During the time of the second world war, Nazi Germany produced counterfeit British sterling notes to devalue the currency and destabilize the British economy. By the end of 1945, 12% of the value of the notes in existence were forgeries. Britain immediately responded with the decision of taking notes of higher denominations out of circulation and addition metal threads through the notes that they produced. These metal threads are still present in the currency to date.
  6. Royal mints produced coins and they are marked with the date of the production. In the year 2009, there was a mistake as they allowed 20P coin into the circulation without dates, about 200,000 went into circulation, several turned up on online auction sites for sale at many times their actual monetary value.
  7. Shopkeepers are legally allowed to accept payment of items, if you try to give them too much of small change, they have the right to refuse to accept more than 20P in 1P and 2P coins, more than £5 in 5P and 10P coins and more than £10 in 20P and £50P coins.
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