Turned Capital letter L (pointing to the left, with serifs)

From: Jörg Knappen <jknappen_at_web.de>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2016 09:15:09 +0100
Here is a report of a rather strange beast occurring in historical math printing (work of C. F. Gauß) in thw 19th century:
images are here:
It looks like a big digit "7" or like a turned letter "L". In the accepted answer it was identified with the Tironian note et; an identification
I'd dispute because the Tironian note Et is usually smaller in size than a capital latin letter.
Anyone knows what it is?
--Jörg Knappen
Received on Mon Jan 04 2016 - 02:16:12 CST

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