Unicode's Currency Symbols code block reserves the 48 code points from U+20A0 to U+20CF, of which 22 are currently assigned.  14 other currency symbols are spread around in various places, such as the code block for their respective languages. Plus, 6 useless varients on previously defined currency symbols.

See also : ISO 4217 ISO Currency Codes; monetary unit; Currency of the World


As of Unicode 5.2, Unicode's Currency Symbols code block reserves the 48 code points from U+20A0 to U+20CF, of which 25 are currently assigned. In addition, there are 20 related characters for a total of 45

Superscripts and Subscripts <-- Currency Symbols --> Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols

Number of characters added in each version of the Unicode standard :
Unicode 1.1 : 26
Unicode 2.0 : 1
Unicode 2.1 : 1
Unicode 3.0 : 4
Unicode 3.2 : 3
Unicode 4.0 : 2
Unicode 4.1 : 5
Unicode 5.2 : 3

Number of characters in each General Category :

Letter, Lowercase  Ll :  1
Symbol, Currency   Sc : 44

Number of characters in each Bidirectional Category :

Left To Right                 L :  1
Right To Left Arabic         AL :  2
European Number Terminator   ET : 42

The columns below should be interpreted as :

  1. The Unicode code for the character
  2. The character in question
  3. The Unicode name for the character
  4. The Unicode General Category for the character
  5. The Unicode Bidirectional Category for the character
  6. The Unicode version when this character was added

If the characters below show up poorly, or not at all, see Unicode Support for possible solutions.

 

Basic Latin

     ASCII punctuation and symbols
Based on ISO/IEC 646.

U+0024   $   dollar sign Sc ET 1.1
sgml &dollar;
aka milreis, escudo
* Dollar
* glyph may have one or two vertical bars
* other currency symbol characters: 20A0-20B5
ref U+00A4   ¤   currency sign (Latin-1 Supplement)

 

Latin-1 Supplement

     Latin-1 punctuation and symbols
Based on ISO/IEC 8859-1 (aka Latin-1) from here.

U+00A2   ¢   cent sign Sc ET 1.1
html &cent;
sgml &cent;
* Cent
U+00A3   £   pound sign Sc ET 1.1
html &pound;
sgml &pound;
aka pound sterling, irish punt, italian lira, turkish lira, etc.
* Pound
ref U+20A4   ₤   lira sign (Currency Symbols)
ref U+10192   𐆒   Roman semuncia sign (Ancient Symbols)
U+00A4   ¤   currency sign Sc ET 1.1
html &curren;
sgml &curren;
* other currency symbol characters: 20A0-20B5
ref U+0024   $   dollar sign (Basic Latin)
U+00A5   ¥   yen sign Sc ET 1.1
html &yen;
sgml &yen;
aka yuan sign
* Yen
* glyph may have one or two crossbars

 

Latin Extended B

     Non-European and historic Latin
* ISO 6438 gives lowercase as 026A, not 0268
* from German Standard DIN 31624 and ISO 5426-2

U+0192   ƒ   Latin small letter F with hook Ll L 1.1
html &fnof;
sgml &fnof;
aka script f
aka florin currency symbol (netherlands)
aka function symbol
* used as abbreviation convention for folder

 

Arabic

     Currency sign

U+060B   ؋   afghani sign Sc AL 4.1
* Afghani

 

Bengali

     Bengali-specific additions

U+09F2   ৲   Bengali rupee mark Sc ET 1.1
* Rupee
U+09F3   ৳   Bengali rupee sign Sc ET 1.1

 

Gujarati

     Currency sign

U+0AF1   ૱   Gujarati rupee sign Sc ET 4.0
* Rupee

 

Tamil

     Currency symbol

U+0BF9   ௹   Tamil rupee sign Sc ET 4.0
aka rupai
* Rupee

 

Thai

     Currency symbol

U+0E3F   ฿   Thai currency symbol baht Sc ET 1.1

 

Khmer

     Currency symbol

U+17DB   ៛   Khmer currency symbol riel Sc ET 3.0
* Riel in Cambodia

 

Currency Symbols

     Currency symbols
A number of currency symbols are found in other blocks. Fullwidth versions of some currency symbols are found in the Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms block.
see also U+0024   $   dollar sign (Basic Latin)
see also U+00A2   ¢   cent sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
see also U+00A3   £   pound sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
see also U+00A4   ¤   currency sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
see also U+00A5   ¥   yen sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
see also U+0192   ƒ   Latin small letter F with hook (Latin Extended B)
see also U+060B   ؋   afghani sign (Arabic)
see also U+09F2   ৲   Bengali rupee mark (Bengali)
see also U+09F3   ৳   Bengali rupee sign (Bengali)
see also U+0AF1   ૱   Gujarati rupee sign (Gujarati)
see also U+0BF9   ௹   Tamil rupee sign (Tamil)
see also U+0E3F   ฿   Thai currency symbol baht (Thai)
see also U+17DB   ៛   Khmer currency symbol riel (Khmer)
see also U+2133   ℳ   script capital m (Letterlike Symbols)
see also U+5143   元   CJK Ideograph 5143 (CJK Unified Ideographs)
see also U+5186   円   CJK Ideograph 5186 (CJK Unified Ideographs)
see also U+5706   圆   CJK Ideograph 5706 (CJK Unified Ideographs)
see also U+5713   圓   CJK Ideograph 5713 (CJK Unified Ideographs)
see also U+FDFC   ﷼   rial sign (Arabic Presentation Forms A)

U+20A0   ₠   euro currency sign Sc ET 1.1
* intended for ECU, but not widely used
* historical character; this is NOT the euro!
ref U+20AC   €   euro sign (Currency Symbols)
U+20A1   ₡   colon sign Sc ET 1.1
* Colon
* Costa Rica, El Salvador
U+20A2   ₢   cruzeiro sign Sc ET 1.1
* Cruzeiro
* Brazil
U+20A3   ₣   french franc sign Sc ET 1.1
* Franc
* France
U+20A4   ₤   lira sign Sc ET 1.1
* Lira
* intended for lira, but not widely used
* preferred character for lira is 00A3
ref U+00A3   £   pound sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
U+20A5   ₥   mill sign Sc ET 1.1
* mil mill
* USA (1/10 cent)
U+20A6   ₦   naira sign Sc ET 1.1
* Naira
* Nigeria
U+20A7   ₧   peseta sign Sc ET 1.1
* Peseta
* Spain
ref U+20B1   ₱   peso sign (Currency Symbols)
U+20A8   ₨   rupee sign Sc ET 1.1
* Rupee
* India
U+20A9   ₩   won sign Sc ET 1.1
* Won North Korea South Korea
* Korea
U+20AA   ₪   new sheqel sign Sc ET 1.1
* Israel
U+20AB   ₫   dong sign Sc ET 2.0
* Vietnam
U+20AC   €   euro sign Sc ET 2.1
html &euro;
* currency sign for the European Monetary Union
* euro, not ecu
ref U+20A0   ₠   euro currency sign (Currency Symbols)
U+20AD   ₭   kip sign Sc ET 3.0
* Laos
U+20AE   ₮   tugrik sign Sc ET 3.0
* Mongolia
* also transliterated as tugrug, tugric, tugrog, togrog, t?gr?g
U+20AF   ₯   drachma sign Sc ET 3.0
* Greece
U+20B0   ₰   german penny sign Sc ET 3.2
* Pfennig in Germany
U+20B1   ₱   peso sign Sc ET 3.2
* Philippines
* the Mexican peso is indicated with the dollar sign
ref U+20A7   ₧   peseta sign (Currency Symbols)
U+20B2   ₲   guarani sign Sc ET 4.1
* Paraguay
* Often represented by G. or Gs.
U+20B3   ₳   austral sign Sc ET 4.1
* former Argentinian currency
U+20B4   ₴   hryvnia sign Sc ET 4.1
* Ukraine
U+20B5   ₵   cedi sign Sc ET 4.1
* Ghana
* glyph may look like '023B' or like C with a short vertical stroke through the upper arm
ref U+00A2   ¢   cent sign (Latin-1 Supplement)
ref U+023B   Ȼ   Latin capital letter C with stroke (Latin Extended B)
U+20B6   ₶   livre tournois sign Sc ET 5.2
* used in France from 13th-18th centuries
U+20B7   ₷   spesmilo sign Sc ET 5.2
* historical international currency associated with Esperanto
U+20B8   ₸   tenge sign Sc ET 5.2
* Kazakhstan
ref U+2351   ⍑   APL functional symbol up tack overbar (Miscellaneous Technical)
ref U+2564   ╤   box drawings down single and horizontal double (Box Drawing)
ref U+3012   〒   postal mark (CJK Symbols and Punctuation)

 

Arabic Presentation Forms A

     Currency sign

U+FDFC   ﷼   rial sign Sc AL 3.2

 

Small Form Variants

     Small form variants

U+FE69   ﹩   small dollar sign Sc ET 1.1

 

Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms

     Fullwidth ASCII variants
See ASCII 0020 - 007E

U+FF04   $   fullwidth dollar sign Sc ET 1.1

     Fullwidth symbol variants
See Latin-1 00A0 - 00FF

U+FFE0   ¢   fullwidth cent sign Sc ET 1.1
U+FFE1   £   fullwidth pound sign Sc ET 1.1
U+FFE5   ¥   fullwidth yen sign Sc ET 1.1
U+FFE6   ₩   fullwidth won sign Sc ET 1.1

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