Money Matters Team

History of the Pound

By Money Matters Team 25/11/2013

The British Pound is the oldest currency in use today. Originally forged from pure silver, it has a fascinating history but is it still as valuable?

From its birth in 760, the Pound has shaped the way we live our lives. Originally forged using pure silver, the Pound has an interesting history.

Not only has it improved our opportunities to travel, it is the 4th most traded currency and is still established as one of the most valuable currencies in the world.

infographic - history of the Pound

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