Pound sign

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£
Pound sign
In UnicodeU+00A3 £ POUND SIGN (HTML £ · £)
Currency
CurrencyPound sterling
Different from
Different fromU+20A4 LIRA SIGN
U+0023 # NUMBER SIGN
Category

The pound sign £ is the currency symbol for the pound sterling, the currency of the United Kingdom. The same symbol is used for other currencies called pound, such as the Gibraltar, Egyptian, Manx and Syrian pounds.