As of Sept. 4, 2014, 20 pence is equal to about 33 cents in U.S. currency. The exchange rate between the British pound and the U.S. dollar is currently 1.63. The exchange rate fluctuates day to day.
A pence is the smallest unit of currency currently in circulation in the United Kingdom. The basic unit of currency in Great Britain is a pound. As of Sept. 4, 2014, 1 British pound equals $1.64 in U.S. currency. There are 100 pence in 1 British pound. British currency has a coin worth 20 pence, and the 20-pence coin is silver in color.