Pound to Japanese yen exchange rate

Convert GBP to JPY by finding the best exchange rate for 15 May 2021.

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= ¥ 154.2308

Refreshing in: 60s | Sat, May 15, 08:37PM GMT

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GBP/JPY: Historical exchange rates

Updated: 15 May 2021 20:37:23 UTC

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British pound

The British pound is the official currency of the United Kingdom and a handful of British territories. The British pound is the oldest independent currency in the world that’s still used today. Some nicknames for the British pound include pound sterling, quid and even just sterling.
Currency: British pound
Currency Symbol: £
Sub unit: penny
Bank notes: £5, £10, £20, £50, £100
Coins: £1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p

Japanese yen

The Japanese yen is the official currency of Japan. Unlike a lot of Western countries, the higher denominations of yen are counted in multiples of 10,000 instead of in 1,000s. There aren’t any commonly accepted nicknames for the Japanese yen.
Currency: Japanese yen
Currency Symbol: ¥
Sub unit: Sen
Bank notes: ¥1000, ¥5000, ¥10000, ¥2000
Coins: ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500

Is the Japanese yen getting stronger?

Compared to a month ago, the Japanese yen is getting weaker against the British pound. Currently 100 British pounds is equivalent to 15363 Japanese yens. A month ago, 100 British pounds was worth 15006 Japanese yens. This means we've seen an increase of ¥357 (2.38%) over the past month.

Today's market rate for common transfer amounts GBP to JPY

British pound (GBP)Japanese yen (JPY)

Past 10 days: GBP to JPY

May 05 May 06 May 07 May 08 May 09 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 14
1 GBP = 151.9155 Inverse: 0.0066 151.5291 Inverse: 0.0066 151.8962 Inverse: 0.0066 151.8561 Inverse: 0.0066 152.4464 Inverse: 0.0066 153.8103 Inverse: 0.0065 153.6765 Inverse: 0.0065 154.2087 Inverse: 0.0065 153.8288 Inverse: 0.0065 154.2308 Inverse: 0.0065

Past 10 months: GBP to JPY

Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021
1 GBP = 134.6107 Inverse: 0.0074 139.4858 Inverse: 0.0072 135.9499 Inverse: 0.0074 136.3955 Inverse: 0.0073 137.8928 Inverse: 0.0073 137.5611 Inverse: 0.0073 140.8343 Inverse: 0.0071 144.6980 Inverse: 0.0069 151.7267 Inverse: 0.0066 150.4006 Inverse: 0.0066

Past 10 years: GBP to JPY

May 2011 May 2012 May 2013 May 2014 May 2015 May 2016 May 2017 May 2018 May 2019 May 2020
1 GBP = 131.0488 Inverse: 0.0076 128.3235 Inverse: 0.0078 155.7701 Inverse: 0.0064 170.6444 Inverse: 0.0059 187.5309 Inverse: 0.0053 156.0663 Inverse: 0.0064 145.9378 Inverse: 0.0069 148.8153 Inverse: 0.0067 141.5560 Inverse: 0.0071 130.8659 Inverse: 0.0076

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