Unicode Character "✣" (U+2723)

The character (Four Balloon-Spoked Asterisk) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2723. It is encoded in the Dingbats 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 Four Balloon-Spoked Asterisk
Unicode Codepoint U+2723
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2723 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✣
HTML (hex) ✣
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%A3
CSS \002723
JavaScript, JSON \u2723
C, C++, Java \u2723
Python \u2723
Rust \u{2723}
Ruby \u2723

How to type "✣"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 2 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 2 3. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xA3
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2723
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002723