Unicode Character "₨" (U+20A8)

The character (Rupee Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20A8. 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 Rupee Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20A8
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

Category Currency Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+20A8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₨
HTML (hex) ₨
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%A8
CSS \0020A8
JavaScript, JSON \u20A8
C, C++, Java \u20A8
Python \u20A8
Rust \u{20A8}
Ruby \u20A8

How to type "₨"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 A 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 A 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20A8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020A8