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I'm looking for a monospace font which has a lot of the unicode glyphs. In particular I'm interested in the speaker symbols, code points 1F507 to 1F50A.

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what about using iconic fonts such as fontello? – Ferdi Çıldız Feb 2 '14 at 21:45
Thanks for the suggestion Ferdi. Unfortunately I have to use the same font for both symbols and text in my particular use case. – svenningsson Feb 4 '14 at 10:07

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I'm not sure if the speaker would be included, but have you tried GNU Unifont? It is monospaced, it comes in TTF and it covers glyphs for every printable code point in the Unicode 6.3 Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP). I do think, however, that it's a bitmap font.

You can see the insanely huge list of covered glyphs here.

Monospace, on the other hand, is based on Georgia and covers 2,862 glyphs. Apart from the languages, it includes:

General Punctuation, Superscripts and Subscripts, Currency Symbols, Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols, Letterlike Symbols, Number Forms, Arrows, Mathematical Operators, Miscellaneous Technical, Control Pictures, Enclosed Alphanumerics, Box Drawing, Block Elements, Geometric Shapes, Miscellaneous Symbols, Alphabetic Presentation Forms, Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms.

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Thanks for those two suggestions. The coverage of the GNU Unifont is indeed impressive but it lacks the symbols I'm looking for. I've already tried Monospace. – svenningsson Feb 4 '14 at 17:28
@Yisela the vectorized version lacks many glyphs compared to the original version. Also I don’t remember of a monospace version of ɢɴᴜ unifont. – user2284570 Aug 3 at 15:50

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