Dollar-Pound Exchange Rate From 1791

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What Was the Exchange Rate between the U.S. dollar and British pound?
Initial Year:
Ending Year:

The table presents for each year the number of U.S. dollars per British pound.

YearRate
1791$4.55
1792$4.47
1793$4.51
1794$4.75
1795$4.53
1796$4.29
1797$4.44
1798$4.39
1799$4.13
1800$4.55
1801$4.38
1802$4.49
1803$4.54
1804$4.55
1805$4.35
1806$4.43
1807$4.42
1808$4.63
1809$4.57
1810$4.30
1811$3.82
1812$3.62
1813$3.75
1814$4.24
1815$4.90
1816$5.22
1817$4.60
1818$4.50
1819$4.51
1820$4.52
1821$4.82
1822$4.98
1823$4.80
1824$4.87
1825$4.83
1826$4.92
1827$4.94
1828$4.93
1829$4.86
1830$4.76
1831$4.86
1832$4.86
1833$4.79
1834$4.64
1835$4.85
1836$4.82
1837$5.10
1838$4.89
1839$4.99
1840$5.00
1841$4.99
1842$4.80
1843$4.79
1844$4.86
1845$4.87
1846$4.82
1847$4.79
1848$4.87
1849$4.81
1850$4.87
1851$4.91
1852$4.90
1853$4.89
1854$4.88
1855$4.89
1856$4.91
1857$4.89
1858$4.86
1859$4.90
1860$4.85
1861$4.77
1862$5.56
1863$7.08
1864$9.97
1865$7.69
1866$6.88
1867$6.75
1868$6.83
1869$6.48
1870$5.59
1871$5.46
1872$5.45
1873$5.55
1874$5.42
1875$5.59
1876$5.42
1877$5.08
1878$4.89
1879$4.85
1880$4.84
1881$4.83
1882$4.87
1883$4.85
1884$4.85
1885$4.86
1886$4.86
1887$4.85
1888$4.87
1889$4.87
1890$4.86
1891$4.86
1892$4.87
1893$4.86
1894$4.88
1895$4.89
1896$4.87
1897$4.86
1898$4.85
1899$4.86
1900$4.87
1901$4.87
1902$4.87
1903$4.86
1904$4.87
1905$4.87
1906$4.85
1907$4.86
1908$4.87
1909$4.87
1910$4.86
1911$4.86
1912$4.87
1913$4.87
1914$4.93
1915$4.76
1916$4.77
1917$4.76
1918$4.76
1919$4.43
1920$3.66
1921$3.85
1922$4.43
1923$4.58
1924$4.42
1925$4.83
1926$4.86
1927$4.86
1928$4.87
1929$4.86
1930$4.86
1931$4.54
1932$3.51
1933$4.24
1934$5.04
1935$4.90
1936$4.97
1937$4.94
1938$4.89
1939$4.43
1940$3.83
1941$4.03
1942$4.04
1943$4.04
1944$4.04
1945$4.03
1946$4.03
1947$4.03
1948$4.03
1949$3.69
1950$2.80
1951$2.80
1952$2.79
1953$2.81
1954$2.81
1955$2.79
1956$2.80
1957$2.79
1958$2.81
1959$2.81
1960$2.81
1961$2.80
1962$2.81
1963$2.80
1964$2.79
1965$2.80
1966$2.79
1967$2.75
1968$2.39
1969$2.39
1970$2.40
1971$2.44
1972$2.50
1973$2.45
1974$2.34
1975$2.22
1976$1.80
1977$1.75
1978$1.92
1979$2.12
1980$2.33
1981$2.02
1982$1.75
1983$1.52
1984$1.34
1985$1.30
1986$1.47
1987$1.64
1988$1.78
1989$1.64
1990$1.78
1991$1.77
1992$1.77
1993$1.50
1994$1.53
1995$1.58
1996$1.56
1997$1.64
1998$1.66
1999$1.62
2000$1.52
2001$1.44
2002$1.50
2003$1.64
2004$1.83
2005$1.82
2006$1.84
2007$2.00
2008$1.85
2009$1.57
2010$1.55
2011$1.60



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Lawrence H. Officer, "Dollar-Pound Exchange Rate From 1791," MeasuringWorth,
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