We (like so many other startups) are developing an iPhone app that contains a "local deals" tab. (Discounts on meals at restaurants, etc.) I am trying to figure out what would be the best icon to use to mean "deals".
Some of ideas are the usual suspects: dollar sign/icons of bills and/or coins, a "price tag" with optionally some glyph emblazoned on it (percent sign, dollar sign, etc.)
I'd like to avoid using "$" since that's so US-centric. (or is it? is it a generally recognized symbol for "money" overseas)
Here's what I originally came up with: