Pound sterling (or the pound) is the official currency of the United Kingdom and its territories. The pound is symbolised by £, and has a currency code of GBP. One of the most traded currencies in the foreign exchange market, behind the US dollar, the euro and the yen, the pound is the oldest currency still in use around the world.((http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/bbc_parliament/7090665.stm Retrieved 7 January 2015.)) The pound is also the third most-held reserve currency in the world. The pound is subdivided into 100 pence (p), and is controlled by the Bank of England. Quid is a common nickname for the pound.

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  • Falkland Islands pound
  • Gibraltar pound
  • Saint Helena pound
  • Jersey pound
  • Guernsey pound
  • Manx pound
  • Scottish Pound
  • Northern Ireland notes

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