Currency Information on Saint Helenian Pound - S fo SHP - Saint Helena pound - £
Ascension, and Saint Helena’s official currency is the pound, it is subdivided into 100 pence and is pegged to the pound at par.
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are all British Overseas territories, though Tristan de Cunha uses the pound sterling, occasionally, commemorative coins are produced for Tristan de Cunha.
Coins are available in the Saint Helena pound currency in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 pence, as well as 1 and 2 pounds. Banknotes are issued in denominations of 5, 10 and 20 pounds.
I run a local delicatessen business in Surrey. Many of my artisan suppliers are based in Italy, Spain and France. We are always making payments to these suppliers and knowing we are getting the best rates is vitally important for us; our margins are tight and any savings are crucial for the success of our business.
Comment written by Artisan supplier based in Italy.
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