Unicode Character "₪" (U+20AA)

The character (New Sheqel Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20AA. 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 New Sheqel Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20AA
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+20AA Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₪
HTML (hex) ₪
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%AA
CSS \0020AA
JavaScript, JSON \u20AA
C, C++, Java \u20AA
Python \u20AA
Rust \u{20AA}
Ruby \u20AA

How to type "₪"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xAA
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20AA
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020AA