Codes for Currency Symbols

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How To Insert a Currency Symbol

The easiest way to insert a currency symbol is to copy and paste the one you need from the list below. If you're using a Microsoft Office program (e.g., Word or PowerPoint), you can also use the "Alt Code" method.

Here is an explanation of how to insert the "euro" symbol (€).

(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.

Click on the currency symbol you need from the list below. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document. Here is the € symbol as an example:

Alt 8364

€

€

\20AC

€

U+020AC

euro sign

(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."

Every currency symbol has an Alt Code. The Alt Code for the euro" symbol above is 8364. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt key and type of the number. When you lift the Alt key, the symbol appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)

Video Explaining How to Insert Special Symbols

This video explains 7 ways to insert a special symbol into an MS Office application (e.g., Word) or a website using HTML, CSS, or JavaScript:

More Methods

There are six more ways to get the currency symbol you need. The other methods are a little more complicated and are typically used by programmers or graphic designers. Methods 3-8 are shown below the list of currency symbols.

Currency Symbols

Click on a symbol to copy it and to see its Alt Code, HTML Code, HTML Entity, CSS Code, Hex Code, Unicode, and formal name. Also, click on the link to learn more about the symbol or to create an image of the symbol.

Common Currency Symbols

$

Alt 36

$

$

\0024

$

U+00024

dollar sign

Alt 8364

€

€

\20AC

€

U+020AC

euro sign

¢

Alt 162

¢

¢

\00A2

¢

U+000A2

cent sign

£

Alt 163

£

£

\00A3

£

U+000A3

pound sign

¥

Alt 165

¥

¥

\00A5

¥

U+000A5

yen sign

Test Your Knowledge of the Currency Symbols

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More Currency Symbols

֏

Alt 1423

֏

none

\058F

֏

U+0058F

Armenian dram sign

؋

Alt 1547

؋

none

\060B

؋

U+0060B

Afghani sign

߾

Alt 2046

߾

none

\07FE

߾

U+007FE

nko dorome sign

߿

Alt 2047

߿

none

\07FF

߿

U+007FF

nko taman sign

Alt 2546

৲

none

\09F2

৲

U+009F2

Bengali rupee mark

Alt 2547

৳

none

\09F3

৳

U+009F3

Bengali rupee sign

Alt 2555

৻

none

\09FB

৻

U+009FB

Bengali ganda mark

Alt 2801

૱

none

\0AF1

૱

U+00AF1

Gujarati rupee sign

Alt 3065

௹

none

\0BF9

௹

U+00BF9

Tamil rupee sign

฿

Alt 3647

฿

none

\0E3F

฿

U+00E3F

Thai currency symbol baht

Alt 6107

៛

none

\17DB

៛

U+017DB

Khmer currency symbol riel

Alt 8353

₡

none

\20A1

₡

U+020A1

colon sign

Alt 8358

₦

none

\20A6

₦

U+020A6

naira sign

Alt 8360

₨

none

\20A8

₨

U+020A8

rupee sign

Alt 8361

₩

none

\20A9

₩

U+020A9

won sign

Alt 8362

₪

none

\20AA

₪

U+020AA

new sheqel sign

Alt 8363

₫

none

\20AB

₫

U+020AB

dong sign

Alt 8365

₭

none

\20AD

₭

U+020AD

kip sign

Alt 8366

₮

none

\20AE

₮

U+020AE

tugrik sign

Alt 8369

₱

none

\20B1

₱

U+020B1

peso sign

Alt 8370

₲

none

\20B2

₲

U+020B2

guarani sign

Alt 8372

₴

none

\20B4

₴

U+020B4

hryvnia sign

Alt 8373

₵

none

\20B5

₵

U+020B5

cedi sign

Alt 8376

₸

none

\20B8

₸

U+020B8

tenge sign

Alt 8377

₹

none

\20B9

₹

U+020B9

Indian rupee sign

Alt 8378

₺

none

\20BA

₺

U+020BA

Turkish lira sign

Alt 8379

₻

none

\20BB

₻

U+020BB

Nordic mark sign

Alt 8380

₼

none

\20BC

₼

U+020BC

manat sign

Alt 8381

₽

none

\20BD

₽

U+020BD

ruble sign

Alt 8382

₾

none

\20BE

₾

U+020BE

lari sign

Alt 8383

₿

none

\20BF

₿

U+020BF

bitcoin sign

Alt 43064

꠸

none

\A838

꠸

U+0A838

North Indic rupee mark

Alt 65020

﷼

none

\FDFC

﷼

U+0FDFC

rial sign

Alt 65129

﹩

none

\FE69

﹩

U+0FE69

small dollar sign

Alt 65284

$

none

\FF04

$

U+0FF04

full width dollar sign

Alt 65504

¢

none

\FFE0

¢

U+0FFE0

full width cent sign

Alt 65505

£

none

\FFE1

£

U+0FFE1

full width pound sign

Alt 65509

¥

none

\FFE5

¥

U+0FFE5

full width yen sign

Alt 65510

₩

none

\FFE6

₩

U+0FFE6

full width won sign

𞲰

Alt 126128

𞲰

none

\1ECB0

𞲰

U+1ECB0

Indic siyaq rupee mark

¤

Alt 164

¤

¤

\00A4

¤

U+000A4

currency sign

More Methods for Inserting a Currency Symbol

(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
€49.95€49.95

(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
€49.95€49.95

(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).

CSS and HTML TextOutput
<style>
span:before {
content: "\20AC";}
</style>
<span>49.95</span>
€49.95

(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
&#x20AC;49.95€49.95

(Method 7) Use the Unicode (for various, e.g. Microsoft Office, JavaScript, Perl).

The Unicode for € is U+020AC. The important part is the hexadecimal number after the U+, which is used in various formats. For example, in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint), do the following:
TypeOutput
20AC
[Hold down Alt]
[Press x]

(The 20AC turns into €. Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
In JavaScript, the syntax is \uXXXX. So, our example would be \u20AC. (Note that the format is 4 hexadecimal characters.)
JavaScript TextOutput
let str = "\u20AC"
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
My symbol: €
To see the formats for C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python, click on the symbol you need from the list below and follow the link.

(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).

HTML TextOutput
<img src = "myImg.png"/>
Click on the currency symbol you need from the list of currency symbols below and follow the link at the bottom of the details box. On the new page, there is a widget for creating images of the arrow in different sizes and fonts.

See the page for the € symbol.

Full List

Here is the full list of currency symbols:

dollar sign ($)
euro sign (€)
cent sign (¢)
pound sign (£)
yen sign (¥)
Armenian dram sign (֏)
Afghani sign (؋)
nko dorome sign (߾)
nko taman sign (߿)
Bengali rupee mark (৲)
Bengali rupee sign (৳)
Bengali ganda mark (৻)
Gujarati rupee sign (૱)
Tamil rupee sign (௹)
Thai currency symbol baht (฿)
Khmer currency symbol riel (៛)
colon sign (₡)
naira sign (₦)
rupee sign (₨)
won sign (₩)
new sheqel sign (₪)
dong sign (₫)
kip sign (₭)
tugrik sign (₮)
peso sign (₱)
guarani sign (₲)
hryvnia sign (₴)
cedi sign (₵)
tenge sign (₸)
Indian rupee sign (₹)
Turkish lira sign (₺)
Nordic mark sign (₻)
manat sign (₼)
ruble sign (₽)
lari sign (₾)
bitcoin sign (₿)
North Indic rupee mark (꠸)
rial sign (﷼)
small dollar sign (﹩)
full width dollar sign ($)
full width cent sign (¢)
full width pound sign (£)
full width yen sign (¥)
full width won sign (₩)
Indic siyaq rupee mark (𞲰)
currency sign (¤)

See Also

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