₱ Peso Sign Alt Code

Below is the Alt code keyboard shortcut for inserting the peso sign currency symbol. If you are new to ALT codes and need detailed instructions on how to use them, please read How to Use ALT Codes to Enter Special Characters. The Alt code for the Peso (₱) sign on Windows systems is 8369. To enter the Peso symbol using the Alt code, hold down the Alt key and, while keeping it pressed, type 8369 using the numeric keypad. Then, release the Alt key, and the Peso symbol (₱) should appear. On an Apple Mac US keyboard, press the Option key, and while keeping it pressed, type 20B1. Please note that Alt codes may not work in all applications or with all keyboard configurations, as it depends on the specific settings and character encoding. If these methods do not work, simply copy and paste the Peso sign below.

Click the Peso sign currency symbol to copy:

Symbol NamePeso sign
Filipino peso sign
Windows Alt CodeALT 8369
Windows Alt X Code20B1 ALT X
Mac Option Key Shortcutn/a
HTML Entity
Named Character
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Hexadecimal)
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Decimal)
Unicode Code PointU+20B1

Origin, Meaning and Usage of the Peso Currency Symbol ₱

The Peso sign (₱) is a currency symbol used to represent the peso, the official currency in several countries. It is primarily associated with countries in Latin America and the Philippines, where the peso is the official currency.

The Peso sign (₱) is derived from the letter “P,” which stands for “Peso.” The symbol has a vertical line running through the letter, similar to the Euro (€) symbol. This design variation distinguishes it from other currency symbols that use the letter “P.”

The usage of the Peso sign (₱) can vary slightly between countries, but it generally represents the local currency unit. Here are a few examples:

  1. Philippine Peso (₱): The Philippine Peso (PHP) is the official currency of the Philippines. The Peso sign (₱) is used to represent the Philippine Peso in monetary transactions and official documents.
  2. Mexican Peso (Mex$): In Mexico, the Mexican Peso (MXN) is the official currency. While the Peso sign (₱) is not used, the currency is represented by the abbreviation “Mex$” or “MEX$.”
  3. Chilean Peso ($): The Chilean Peso (CLP) is the official currency of Chile. The currency is represented by the symbol “$” without any additional lines or markings.

It’s important to note that the Peso sign (₱) should not be confused with the Dollar sign ($). While both symbols may be used to represent currencies, the Peso sign specifically signifies the peso as the currency unit.

The Peso sign (₱) is used on currency notes, coins, and in financial transactions and price listings. It helps distinguish the local currency and is an essential element of the monetary systems in countries where the peso is the official currency.

Please note that the countries and their associated currencies mentioned above may be subject to change or updates. It’s always a good idea to consult current sources and references to obtain the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding specific currencies and their symbols.

The Peso currency symbol (₱) is a part of the set of ALT Codes for Currency Symbols & Signs. For the the complete list of the ASCII based Windows ALT Codes, refer to Windows ALT Codes for Special Characters & Symbols.