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Courier

Courier

Touches
The upper-case 'Q' tail touches the circle.
Open single
The '$' (dollar) has a single line which does not cross the 'S'.
Above
The centre vertex of the upper-case 'M' is above the baseline.
Open
The '&' (ampersand) is traditional style with one enclosed loop.
Round
The top storey of the '3' is a smooth curve.
1-Storey
The lower-case 'g' is single-storey (with or without loop).
Left
The top of the upper-case 'A' has a serif or cusp on the left.
No-Spur
The upper-case 'G' foot has no spur or serif.
None
The centre vertex of the upper-case 'W' has no serifs.
Square/rectangle
The dot on the lower-case 'i' or 'j' is square or rectangular.

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Typewriter

Typewriter

Crosses
The upper-case 'Q' tail crosses the circle.
Double
The '$' (dollar) has a double line crossing the 'S'.
Baseline
The centre vertex of the upper-case 'M' is on the baseline.
Closed
The '&' (ampersand) is traditional style with two enclosed loops.
Angled
The top storey of the '3' is a sharp angle.
2-Storey
The lower-case 'g' is double-storey (with or without gap).
None
The top of the upper-case 'A' has no serifs or cusps.
Spur
The upper-case 'G' foot has a downward pointing spur.
Both
The centre vertex of the upper-case 'W' has two separate serifs.
Circle
The dot on the lower-case 'i' or 'j' is circular or oval.