40 pence or 1 ⁄ 6 th pound sterling made one Troy Ounce (480 grains, 31.1035 g) of sterling silver. It was approximately on a par with France's livre parisis of one French ounce (30.594 g), and in 1524 it would also be the model for a standardised German currency in the form of the Guldengroschen , which also weighed 1 German ounce of silver or 29.232 g (0.9398 ozt).
It is a sterling pound but the word "sterling" is omitted on banknotes, as on the English ones. Guernsey banknotes can also be exchanged in banks and in bureaux de change , although it has been reported that British banks no longer accept £1 Guernsey banknotes because they no longer have the facility for handling £1 UK banknotes (which are only issued in Scotland).
The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in British imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. Various definitions have been used; the most common today is the international avoirdupois pound, which is legally defined as exactly 0.453 592 37 kilograms , and which is divided into 16 avoirdupois ounces . 
A three halfpence (1 + 1 ⁄ 2 pence, 1 / 160 of a pound) coin was circulated mainly in the West Indies and Ceylon in the starting in 1834. Jamaicans referred to the coin as a "quatty". The half farthing (1 / 8 of a penny, 1 / 1920 of a pound) coin was initially minted in 1828 for use in Ceylon, but was declared legal tender in the United ...
La libra esterlina (pound sterling en inglés, símbolo monetario: £) es la moneda del Reino Unido así como de las Dependencias de la Corona y de algunos territorios británicos de ultramar. En sus demás territorios coloniales se usan diferentes divisas pero fijadas a la esterlina: la libra gibraltareña, libra malvinense y libra de Santa Elena.
The pound sign £ is the symbol for the pound unit of sterling – the currency of the United Kingdom and previously of Great Britain and of the Kingdom of England.The same symbol is used for other currencies called pound, such as the Gibraltar, Egyptian, Manx and Syrian pounds.
Pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom; Pound (mass), a unit of mass; Pound (force), a unit of force; Rail pound, in rail profile; Symbols. Pound sign, the symbol for the pound sterling, £ Number sign (also pound sign), the symbol # Places in the United States. Pound, Virginia, a town; Pound, Wisconsin, a village