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Information about currency: Jersey Pound (pre-decimal)

Currency nameJersey Pound (pre-decimal)
Dates1841 - 1971

1 Pound = 20 Shillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pennies


The pound is the currency of Jersey. Jersey is in currency union with the United Kingdom, and the Jersey pound is not a separate currency but is an issue of banknotes and coins by the States of Jersey denominated in pound sterling, in a similar way to the banknotes issued in Scotland and Northern Ireland. It can be exchanged at par with other sterling coinage and notes.

For this reason, ISO 4217 does not include a separate currency code for the Jersey pound, but where a distinct code is desired JEP is generally used.

Both Jersey and Bank of England notes are legal tender in Jersey and circulate together, alongside the Guernsey pound and Scottish banknotes. The Jersey notes are not legal tender in the United Kingdom but are legal currency, so creditors and traders may accept them if they so choose.

Currency Jersey Pound (pre-decimal) was used:
Country From To
Jersey Jersey Pound (pre-decimal) 1841 1971