The Fascinating History of The British Pound

The British Pound is the oldest currency in use today. Originally forged from pure silver, (hence the name Stirling) it has a fascinating history… From its birth in 760, the Pound has shaped the way we in the UK live our lives. 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.

History of the Pound Infographic from Sainsburys Bank