Bitcoin symbol

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There is no official bitcoin symbol as of December 2010, however the BTC abbreviation is the most universally accepted form.

Unicode symbol

There is a discussion over which unicode symbol might be the best suited for bitcoin.

It has lead to the following options:

  • ฿
    • Pro: Gives a currency-like look (it the symbol for an existing currency, the Thai Baht, but other currency symbols often get reused, like the $), Displayed correctly on all known OSes
    • Cons: It is already a currency, and might confuse people
    • Cons: Do not even think about it
  • Ⓑ ⓑ
    • Cons: Do not display properly for everyone
  • β
  • ¤
  • Ƅ
  • ϭ
  • Bitcoin Symbol Suggestion circled struck-through B.png
    • Cons: Do not exist in the unicode standard
  • Bitcoin Symbol Suggestion rotated power.png
    • Cons: Do not exist in the unicode standard