Russian Ruble Sign

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Russian Ruble Sign
This is the official symbol for the Russian ruble, the official currency of the Russian Federation.

What is the Russian Ruble Sign?

The Russian ruble symbol, represented by ₽, is the official symbol for the Russian ruble, the currency of the Russian Federation. The ruble is commonly referred to simply as "the ruble" and is abbreviated as "RUB".

The ruble has a long history, dating back to the 13th century. The modern ruble was established after the collapse of the Soviet Union and has undergone various changes in symbol and value since.

Guidelines for Using the Russian Ruble Sign

The Russian Ruble sign, denoted as ₽, represents the official currency of the Russian Federation. When referring to amounts, especially in international transactions or communications, clarity is paramount. Always use the currency code "RUB" for further clarity in contexts with multiple currencies, e.g., 1,234.56₽ (RUB) vs. €1,000.23 (EUR).

  • Standard Format for Rubles: 1,234.56₽ This format is standard in Russia, with the currency symbol following the amount, a period as the decimal separator, and commas for thousands separators.
  • Symbol Placement: Standard in Russia: 50₽
  • Decimal Separator: Standard: period as decimal (4.99₽)
  • Thousands Separator: Standard in Russia: comma (1,234.56₽)
  • Spacing: Standard: No space between symbol and amount (50₽)
  • Official Currency Codes: Always use "RUB" for Russian ruble and avoid other abbreviations.

How to Type the Russian Ruble Symbol Using Keyboard Shortcuts and Alt Codes

  • On Windows: Hold down the Alt key and type 0084 or 1025 on the numeric keypad, then release the Alt key.
  • On Mac: Use the character viewer to locate the symbol.
  • On many Linux systems: Press Ctrl + Shift + u, then type 20bd and press Enter.
  • For HTML coding: Use the numeric entity ₽.

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Russian Ruble Sign