Florin symbol takes the shape of the small version of the Latin letter f with a hook. In sans serif fonts it is substituted with italic f letter.
Florin symbol is used to represent the florin currency, also called guilder the dutch were calling it gulden. Florin was used in the Netherlands as official currency before the usage of euro. Florin symbol is still used in documents related to money before the introduction of the euro. Now it is used in Aruba and the Netherlands Antillean. In Togo, the symbol is used in the orthography of the ewe language.