In the United States and Canada, the symbol ¢ is used for the cent, thus: 50¢ means "fifty cents". In HTML, it is displayed with the code
¢ or in Unicode format, the figure is used in the numeric form of
¢ (the semicolon is part of the figure). The symbol is used only with numbers less than 100. The common name for a one cent piece in the United States and Canada is penny.