Unicode Character "②" (U+2461)

The character (Circled Digit Two) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2461. It is encoded in the Enclosed Alphanumerics block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ②.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Circled Digit Two
Unicode Codepoint U+2461
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Enclosed Alphanumerics
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Number
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+2461 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ②
HTML (hex) ②
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%91%A1
CSS \002461
JavaScript, JSON \u2461
C, C++, Java \u2461
Python \u2461
Rust \u{2461}
Ruby \u2461

How to type "②"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 4 6 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 4 6 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x91 0xA1
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2461
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002461