Unicode Character "₿" (U+20BF)

The character (Bitcoin Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20BF. It is encoded in the Currency Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 10.0 (June, 2017). It is HTML encoded as ₿.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Bitcoin Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20BF
Unicode Version 10.0 (June, 2017)
Block Currency Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+20BF Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₿
HTML (hex) ₿
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%BF
CSS \0020BF
JavaScript, JSON \u20BF
C, C++, Java \u20BF
Python \u20BF
Rust \u{20BF}
Ruby \u20BF

How to type "₿"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xBF
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20BF
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020BF