The euro sign, €, is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone and some other countries (such as Kosovo and Montenegro). The design was presented to the public by the European Commission on 12 December 1996. It consists of a stylized letter E (or epsilon), crossed by two lines instead of one.
The euro sign (€) is the currency sign used for the euro. The euro is the official money of the Eurozone in the European Union (EU). The international three-letter code for the euro is EUR. The old currencies that were replaced by the Euro was marks, pesetas, francs, lira, escudos and guilders.
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For example, the euro sign is based on ϵ, an archaic form of the greek epsilon, to represent Europe; the Indian rupee sign ₹ is a blend of the Latin letter 'R' with the Devanagari letter 'र' (ra); and the Russian Ruble sign is based on Р (the Cyrillic capital letter 'er').
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An example is the assignment of the code EUR to the euro. ISO 4217 amendment 94, which created this code, states “The code element 'EU' has been reserved by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency for use within ISO 4217 where 'R' has been appended to make an acceptable mnemonic code.”. Here the R comes from the third letter in the word “euro”.
Despite this, IBM's PC DOS 2000, released in 1998, changed their definition of code page 850 to what they called modified code page 850 now including the euro sign at code point 213 instead of adding support for the new code page 858. Systems largely replaced code page 850 with Windows-1252 which contains all same letters, and later with Unicode.
The euro sign is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone in the European Union (EU) The design was presented to the public by the European Commission on 12 December 1996. The international three-letter code (according to ISO standard ISO 4217) for the euro is EUR.
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