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- The symbol for Lira, also known as the full width lira in typography, intended for lira, but not widely used. The preferred character for lira is £, known as the pound sign.
- Alternative form of ; pound sign.
1817, James Morrison, A concise system of Commercial Arithmetic, page 155:
- ₤100 English is equal to ₤108,,6,,8 Irish
Formerly used currency signs