Unicode Character "₯" (U+20AF)

The character (Drachma Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20AF. It is encoded in the Currency Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.0 (September, 1999). It is HTML encoded as ₯.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Drachma Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20AF
Unicode Version 3.0 (September, 1999)
Block Currency Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+20AF Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₯
HTML (hex) ₯
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%AF
CSS \0020AF
JavaScript, JSON \u20AF
C, C++, Java \u20AF
Python \u20AF
Rust \u{20AF}
Ruby \u20AF

How to type "₯"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xAF
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20AF
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020AF