Monday, November 22, 2010

New Rupee Symbol

This I learned on the way to the airport, and came home and looked it up:

New Rupee Symbol

It's not on the money yet, but will be!  Because India is so quickly and solidly becoming a world financial player, they needed a symbol for stock  market and other purposes (rather than using Rs. as had been done).

This is beautiful, and I understand it's even more beautiful if you see the Indian script aspect of it, too.

Preview of a 10 rupee coin:
(image was gone in 2021, but here's a google search)

I don't think it has an international ascii code yet, but here's  a way to use it if someone needs to:

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