Connery's James Bond gained more sterling for his buck

He enjoyed more Martinis per pound than any of his successors

James Bond hits 50 played by Sean Connery
Not stirred: Sean Connery's Bond

If cable exchange rates were the deciding factor for the best James Bond, Sean Connery would be the clear winner. Indeed, on his multiple adventures to the US, his character undeniably enjoyed the best GBP/USD rates than any of his Bond successors.

According to research conducted by money transfer company FXcompared, Connery enjoyed more Martinis per pound than his heirs on more than one occasion while on the other side of the pond.

When Goldfinger was released in 1964, the pound was trading at

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