Approximately $85.19 in United States currency equals 50 Pound Sterling, an accepted currency in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, as of June 2014. The British Pound, or GBP, has an exchange rate of 1.7039 with the United States dollar as of June 26, 2014.
This exchange rate is considered a "bank rate." High street rates are often subject to commission or service fees, so they are often more costly. To view the most accurate and up-to-date exchange rates for British Pounds to United States dollars, visit the currency converter at Finance.Yahoo.com. Exchange rates change frequently, so it is usually best to verify them on a daily basis.