What is 12.5 million in GBP (British pounds)?
The pound sterling (currency code: GBP) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. A pound comprises 100 pence. It is represented by the £ pound sign which is a stylised representation of the letter L (for libra, a Roman unit of weight.
The sterling in the pound's full name differentiates it from other currencies named 'pound'. Sterling (as in 'sterling silver') used to be the name given to the silver currency used by Normans of England and might have meant something along the lines of 'little star'. Quid (Latin for what as in quid pro quo) is a slang term for the British pound.