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the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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And here, a folio of Shakespeare's plays that sold for one English pound in 1632.
The CBK daily bulletin also reported the English pound at KD 0.
This is a welcome addition to our Branch Library and because of the low English pound it was a good time to purchase these films.
3 Sources: Ofwat: Environmental Agency: Scottish Executive; Northern Ireland Office [pounds sterling] = English pound sterling * 2003, FY beginning April 1st ([dagger]) National: subsidy lowers actual bills ([double dagger]) 2001 1.
47 billion [pounds sterling] (the English pound is currently trading at about $1.
At the time of the visit, the English pound was equivalent to about $2.
But when I opened it on the boat I found 80 quid in it, in English pound notes.
For too long our economy has been priced out of world markets by the high value of the English pound.
For young cricketers the English pound is a major draw, as is the path to international cricket as shown by Kevin Pietersen and Jonathan Trott.
For the first few days she was handing out 10 dollar tips thinking they were the equivalent of an English pound.
In response to the increasing demand by traders for cross currency pairs, the Company has added cross currency pair options involving the Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, English Pound, Japanese Yen, New Zealand Dollar, Swiss Franc and the Euro that include the following pairings: AUD/JPY, AUD/NZD, CAD/JPY, CHF/JPY, EUR/CHF, EUR/GBP, EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY, and NZD/JPY.
The Rashadi Lira gold coin was priced at SYP 45800, while the price of the 21 Karat English Pound gold coin was set at SYP 535 00, and the 22 karat gold coin at SYP 56500.
My friend arrived and asked, "Do you have an English pound note with you?
I joined the ship and realised then, seeing so many empty vessels on the Nile, how important the English pound is to the tourist industry.
The English pound was strong against the Deutschemark in 1965 and we came back with plenty of new clothes, the Teutonic button-down collar shirt being our favourites.