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Any ideas which font is being used for Google Plus social "g"?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Pretty sure it started out as Gentium. It's open source and on Google Fonts, iirc.

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Wrong answer. This is Catull BQ. – yakunins Apr 30 '13 at 6:46
Right you are. That's what I get for answering from memory ;) – plainclothes Apr 30 '13 at 16:18

Actually, this is Catull Regular with minor manual changes. It was created in 1982 by German designer Gustav Jaeger for Berthold. Also see this.

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I think it is custom... Therefore, do not find 100% similars the font.

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