Unicode Character "₩" (U+20A9)

The character (Won Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20A9. 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 Won Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20A9
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+20A9 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₩
HTML (hex) ₩
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%A9
CSS \0020A9
JavaScript, JSON \u20A9
C, C++, Java \u20A9
Python \u20A9
Rust \u{20A9}
Ruby \u20A9

How to type "₩"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 A 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 A 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20A9
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020A9

Characters based on "₩" (U+20A9)