Java.util.Currency.getSymbol() Method


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Description

The java.util.Currency.getSymbol() method returns the symbol of this currency for the default locale.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Currency.getSymbol() method

public String getSymbol()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns currency's symbol for the default locale.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Currency.getSymbol() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CurrencyDemo {

   public static void main(String args[]) {

   // create a currency for euro
   Currency curr = Currency.getInstance("EUR");

   // get and print the symbol of the currency
   String symbol = curr.getSymbol();
   System.out.println("Currency symbol is = " + symbol);
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Currency symbol is = €

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