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Currency Information on Gibraltar - GIP- Gibraltar Pound - £. The foreign exchange currency code for GIP represents the Gibraltar Pound exchange rate.
The Gibraltar had a complicated currency situation. It was due to the real system employed by the British.

Beginning 1825, the Spanish real de Plata and the pound tied at a rate of 1 Spanish dollar is equal to 4 pence. The British pound became the legal tender in 1898. Ever since 1988 started issuing bank notes.
History of the Gibraltar pound.

Currency Information on GIP. It became decimalized in 1971 just like the United Kingdom. It replaced its system which was 1 pound equals 20 shillings = 240 pence with another one which was 1 pound is equals to 100 pence. The Spanish American war which took place in 1898 led to a drop in the Spanish peseta.
Issuing of bank notes

Gibraltar started issuing bank notes in 1927 and by 1988 it was issuing coins. The government of Gibraltar had a currency act in 1934. The act allowed it to print its notes. The country also had the right to print its notes. Gibraltar are usually in pounds sterling denominations. The Gibraltar coins are of the same size, weight, and even metal. Just like British coins.

Different in the coins

Currency Exchange Rates for Gibraltar Pound. The only difference is in the designs. The coins are also in circulation in Britain. Bank of England not sand British coins are also in circulation in Gibraltar. Additionally, they are universally accepted. The coins are also interchangeable with those of Gibraltarian. Gibraltar issued coins of 1, 2, 5,10, 20,and 50 pence in 1988. The denominations had the name Gibraltar and a specific design.

The sizes were the same as well as the composition. The coins looked a lot like the British coins. In 2010, 5 pounds was introduced. The coin had Elizabeth II inscribed on it. It was that inscription that a dote controversies in Spain. It was because Gibraltar had its own king and they should have used his name on the coin.
There you have it; all you need to know about the Gibraltar Pound.

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