Georgian Lari Currency Symbol

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Georgian Lari Currency Symbol

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:13 am

This currency symbol was added in the latest update to Unicode 8.0.

Georgian Lari

Georgian Lari Currency Symbol.png
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The design is not prescriptive, i.e. this is just a geometric form of how the symbol should look. You should design it to match the existing glyphs if adding it to your fonts.

I have added a definition to CompositeData.xml (attached) to compose a glyph based on Capital Letter O, underscore, and combining double vertical line above (with a fallback glyph of quotedbl). This is just an aid to design. After completing composites you will see something like this:

Georgian Lari Complete Composites.png
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Make the glyph simple, and use the knife tool, then Get Union of Contours to create a symbol more like the recommended design.

Below is my first attempt for the Italic Types Style of Sukhumala.

Georgian Lari Italic.png
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