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The currency symbol for British Sterling is the pound symbol that looks like a cursive capital L with a horizontal crossbar. This pound symbol (not to be confused with the pound or number sign #) is used to denote currency in the United Kingdom, including England and Scotland.

It typically comes in front of the currency amount: £50.

  • Under Windows, use ALT+0163 on the numeric keypad to access the pound symbol.
  • On a Mac it is Option+3.
Also Known As: sterling | British sterling | pound sterling | British pound
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