Michiel 2005

Michiel 2005

Posted on 10/16/2007


Photo taken on October 16, 2007



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building
MDCCCXXCIII
cijfers
romeinse
1883
gebouw
numerals
leiden
roman
nederland
netherlands
LDN1


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I was very proud of myself when I learnt about Roman numerals in primary school

I was very proud of myself when I learnt about Roman numerals in primary school
Then I saw Roman numerals like these, with mirrored Cs, and nobody had explained those. Only at university I heard what they meant.

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Michiel 2005
Michiel 2005
C I Ɔ = M
I Ɔ = D
The parts of the letters are taken apart.
3 years ago.
Raymond Godfrey
Raymond Godfrey
In the UK we would use MDCCCLXXXIII rather than MDCCCXXCIII. I wasn't aware of a difference until now!
3 years ago.
Michiel 2005 has replied to Raymond Godfrey
XXC is rare in Holland too, maybe the stone maison didn't know how to make the L ;-)
3 years ago.