CRC to GBP

CRC - Costa Rican Colón ()
GBP - British Pound (£)
1 CRC1 GBP

Currency conversion rates from CRC to GBP

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CRC - Costa Rican Colón ()

Costa Rican Colón

The Costa Rican Colon (CRC) is the currency of Costa Rica. The symbol for the Colon is ₡; the currency is subdivided into 100 centimos. Many places in Costa Rica accept the US Dollar unofficially. The name of the Colon is derived from the Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon in Spanish).

The Costa Rican Colon is the currency in Costa Rica (CR, CRI). The symbol for CRC can be written C. The Costa Rican Colon is divided into 100 centimos. The exchange rate for the Costa Rican Colon was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The CRC conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • Costa Rica’s main income is from agriculture, tourism, and electronics.
  • The service industry accounts for 68% of the country’s GDP.
  • The main industries are textiles, clothing, plastic products, food processing, fertilizer, microprocessors, construction material, and medical equipment.
  • Export products are coffee, bananas, sugar, seafood, medical equipment, ornamental plants, electronics, and pineapples.
  • Import products are consumer goods, petroleum, raw as well as construction materials, and capital equipment.
  • The unemployment rate is 7.8%.
  • GDP growth is currently ~-1%.

History

  • In 1896, the Costa Rican Peso was replaced by the Costa Rican Colon.
  • In 1897, new coins were issued.
  • Between 1917 and 1919, a subunit, the centavo, was introduced at 1/100 of a Colon. The country issued 5 centavos and 10 centavos in place of centimos. During that time 50 centavo coins were minted but never distributed.
  • From 1914 to 1938, the International Bank of Costa Rica issued and distributed 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 Colones notes. In the same period the National Bank of Costa Rica became the official bank for issuing paper money; they printed notes from 1937 to 1949.
  • During the 1950s the Central Bank of Costa Rica started issuing banknotes.
  • In 1958, the Central Bank added 1,000 colon notes to the range.
  • In 2010, Costa Rican Colon notes were replaced by a new issue.

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GBP - British Pound (£)

The British pound is the currency of the United Kingdom. It is the fourth most traded currency, behind the US dollar, the Japanese yen, and the euro. It is also the third most held reserve currency in the world. The pound is the oldest currency still in existence today.

The official currency of the United Kingdom is the British Pound (GBP), which is used in Great Britain, British Overseas Territories, the South Sandwich Islands, and the British Antarctic Territory, as well as Tristan de Cunha. The Pound is divided into 100 pence. Another name used for the Pound is Sterling. The symbol for the Pound is £.

Pound Sterling is the currency in Channel Islands (Aldernay, Guernsey, Jersey, Sark), Isle of Man, and United Kingdom (England, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, UK, GB, GBR). Pound Sterling is also known as the British Pound, the United Kingdom Pound, UKP, STG, the English Pound, British Pound Sterling, BPS, and Sterlings. Pound Sterling is divided into 100 pence. The exchange rate for Pound Sterling was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The GBP conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The United Kingdom is rated as the sixth-largest economy in the world.
  • The main industries range from aerospace to financial services.
  • Export products are beverages, tobacco, fuels, manufactured goods, chemicals, and food.
  • Import products are foodstuffs, fuels, machinery, and manufactured goods.
  • Unemployment is estimated at 7.6%.

History

  • It is difficult to estimate when the Pound originated; but sources indicate that the Pound was already in circulation during the Anglo-Saxon period. During the medieval period the Tealby penny was circulated and was the standard unit used until the 20th century.
  • In 1552, silver coinage was introduced made of sterling silver.
  • In 1663, gold coinage was introduced. The silver coinage remained and was used for importing goods; gold was used for exporting goods. This made Britain a gold standard country.
  • The first paper money was issued in 1694, after the Bank of England was established.
  • In 1861, the gold standard was adopted again.
  • In 1914, after the outbreak of World War I, the gold standard was abandoned and treasury notes became legal tender.
  • In 1940, the Pound was pegged to the US Dollar and later became part of the Bretton Woods system.
  • In 1971, the Pound was changed to a free-floating currency.
  • In 1976, the country had a Sterling crisis.
  • In 1988, the UK Treasury instituted a policy whereby movements of the British Pound "shadowed" those of the German Mark.
  • In 1990, the UK became part of the European Exchange rate mechanism, but withdrew in 1992.
  • The UK had the option to adopt the Euro in 1999, but declined.

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