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Saint Helenian Pound (SHP)

The Saint Helenian Pound is the primary currency of Saint Helena. Note: Also used in Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha.

The currency code for the Saint Helenian Pound is "SHP". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 654. The currency symbol for the Pound is "£".

Saint Helenian Pound conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

SHP Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Saint Helenian Pound is Saint Helena.

SHP Exchange Rates

1 Saint Helenian Pound equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: £0.51


Inverse: £0.88
British Pound


Inverse: £1.00
Indian Rupee


Inverse: £0.011
Japanese Yen


Inverse: £0.0074
US Dollar


Inverse: £0.80

† Rates last updated at 29 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

SHP Currency Facts

SHP Details

ISO 4217 CodeSHP
ISO 4217 Number654
Unit NamePound
Currency NicknamesN.a.

SHP Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol p
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes£5, £10, £20
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins£1, £2, p1, p2, p5, p10, p20, p50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

SHP Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User PopulationN.a.
Population RankN.a.
SHP Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 SHP Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Saint Helenian Pound Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Saint Helenian Pound may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
St. Helena Day May 21, 2020 Closed
Whitmonday June 1, 2020 Closed
Queen's Birthday June 15, 2020 Closed
August Bank Holiday August 31, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 28, 2020 Closed