Unicode Character "❍" (U+274D)

The character (Shadowed White Circle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+274D. 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 Shadowed White Circle
Unicode Codepoint U+274D
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+274D Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❍
HTML (hex) ❍
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%8D
CSS \00274D
JavaScript, JSON \u274D
C, C++, Java \u274D
Python \u274D
Rust \u{274D}
Ruby \u274D

How to type "❍"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 D. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 D. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x8D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x274D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000274D