I'm looking for a way to include a Philippine Peso sign (Unicode code point 0x20B1) in a LaTeX document. Using the textcomp package (as shipped with the base latex distribution) in conjunction with times, I get like this:

picture of \textpeso

when what I want is this:


This assumes that the arc of the P is half the height of the letter.







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  • I like the fact that this answer has fewer dependencies, and seems to scale nicely. Sep 2 '16 at 22:49

If one needs the ability to adjust the vertical space between the cross-lines, then this can work:

35\pesos ~\sffamily 35\pesos ~\ttfamily 35\pesos

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If using a \scriptstyle= sign is sufficient, a nested stack is avoided, at the expense of a \scalebox:

35\pesos ~\sffamily 35\pesos ~\ttfamily 35\pesos

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