Rupee Sign

Rupee sign
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Currency
currency (generic) ( ¤ )
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( ฿ ¢ $ ƒ £ ¥ )
Uncommon typography
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In other scripts
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Not to be confused with Indian Rupee Sign.

The rupee sign "₨" is a currency sign used to represent the monetary unit of account in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Mauritius, Seychelles,and the Maldives. It resembles, and is often written as, the Latin character sequence "Rs" or "Rs." The rupee sign is encoded in the Unicode character set at U+20A8.

The rupee sign was also formerly used to represent the Indian rupee until July 15, 2010, when it was replaced by a new currency symbol, INR.

Rupee sign also exists in other languages. Some of them which are encoded in the Unicode standard are:

Rupee Sign in other languages
Language Sign in Unicode
Sinhala රු SINHALA RUPEE SIGN
Bengali U+09F2 bengali rupee mark (HTML: )

U+09F3 bengali rupee sign (HTML: )

Gujarati U+0AF1 kannada rupee sign (HTML: )
Kannada U+0CB0 kannada rupee sign (HTML: )
Tamil U+0BF9 tamil rupee sign (HTML: )
North Indic U+A838 north indic rupee mark (HTML: )

Sign

It is common to find a prefix before the digits denoting the rupee currency value written as "Re. 1" (For one unit), or "Rs. 140" (for more than one rupee).

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See also

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