£ Pound Sign Alt Code

Below is the Alt code keyboard shortcut for inserting the British pound 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. For the the complete list of the ASCII based Windows ALT Codes, refer to Windows ALT Codes for Special Characters & Symbols.

 

Symbol£
Symbol NamePound sign
Pound sterling
Irish punt
Italian lira
Windows Alt CodeALT 156 or ALT 0163
Windows Alt X Code00A3 ALT X
Mac Option Key ShortcutOption + 3
HTML Entity
Named Character
Reference
£
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Hexadecimal)
&#x00A3
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Decimal)
&#163
Unicode Code PointU+00A3

 

Symbol
Symbol NameFullwidth pound sign
Windows Alt CodeALT 65505
Windows Alt X CodeFFE1 ALT X
Mac Option Key Shortcutn/a
HTML Entity
Named Character
Reference
n/a
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Hexadecimal)
&#xFFE1
HTML Entity
Numeric Character Reference (Decimal)
&#65505
Unicode Code PointU+FFE1