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The Singapore dollar (symbol: $; currency code: SGD) is the official currency of Singapore. It is sometimes abbreviated as S$, so as to distinguish between it and other dollar-denominated currencies. One (1) Singapore dollar is equal to one hundred (100) cents.
As a British colony, Singapore used the Straits dollar from 1845 until 1939, when it was replaced by the Malayan dollar. The latter was replaced by the Malaya and British Borneo dollar in 1953. After becoming an independent nation in 1965, Singapore introduced the Singapore dollar, with the first banknotes issued in 1967.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; currency code: GBP) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha. One (1) pound is equal to one hundred (100) pence.
The pound sterling is the third largest reserve currency in the world, behind the U.S. dollar and the euro, and one of the most commonly converted currencies. It is also the fourth most traded currency in the forex market, after the U.S. dollar, the euro and the Japanese yen. It is issued by the Bank of England.
The pound sterling is the oldest currency in the world that is still in use, with the pound being a unit of account in Anglo-Saxon England. The Bank of England was founded in 1694 and began to issue paper money in the same year.