## Attic numerals |

East Asian |
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Alphabetic |

Former |

**Attic numerals** were used by the

Decimal | Symbol | Greek numeral | |
---|---|---|---|

Ι | – | – | |

Π | πέντε | [pɛntɛ] | |

Δ | δέκα | [deka] | |

Η | ἑκατόν | [hɛkaton] | |

Χ | χίλιοι / χιλιάς | [kʰilioi / kʰilias] | |

Μ | μύριον | [myrion] |

The use of Η for 100 reflects the early date of this numbering system: Η (^{[1]}^{[2]} It was not until

Unlike the more familiar Modern **ΙΙΙΙ**, not **ΙΠ**.

The numerals representing 50, 500, and 5,000 were composites of

Ι | Π | Δ | 𐅄 | Η | 𐅅 | Χ | 𐅆 | Μ |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 5 | 10 | 5 × 10 | 100 | 5 × 100 | 1000 | 5 × 1000 | 10000 |

50 | 500 | 1000 × 5 | 1000 × 10 | |||||

I | V | X | L | C | D | M | V | X |

**Example:**1982 = Χ𐅆ΗΗΗΗ**.**𐅄ΔΔΔΙΙ = MCM**.**LXXXII.

Specific numeral symbols were used to represent one ^{[3]} to represent ^{[4]} and ^{[5]} to represent ten ^{[6]} and to represent one half^{[7]} and one quarter.^{[8]}

- see also
- notes and references

Other Languages

беларуская: Атычная сістэма злічэння

català: Numeració àtica

Deutsch: Griechische Zahlen

Ελληνικά: Αττικό σύστημα αρίθμησης

español: Numeración ática

հայերեն: Աթենական թվային համակարգ

Nederlands: Attische cijfers

português: Numeração ática

русский: Аттическая система счисления

srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Atički brojevi

svenska: Attiska talbeteckningssystemet

தமிழ்: ஆத்திக் எண்குறிகள்

українська: Аттична система числення