Unicode Character "₡" (U+20A1)

The character (Colon Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20A1. It is encoded in the Currency Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ₡.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Colon Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20A1
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Currency Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+20A1 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₡
HTML (hex) ₡
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%A1
CSS \0020A1
JavaScript, JSON \u20A1
C, C++, Java \u20A1
Python \u20A1
Rust \u{20A1}
Ruby \u20A1

How to type "₡"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 A 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 A 1. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xA1
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20A1
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020A1