Ancient Greek Numbers 10140—1018F

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Ancient Greek Numbers is a Unicode block containing acrophonic numerals used in ancient Greece.

Attic numerals were used by the ancient Greeks, possibly from the 7th century BC. They were also known as Herodianic numerals because they were first described in a 2nd-century manuscript by Herodian. They are also known as acrophonic numerals because the symbols derive from the first letters of the words that the symbols represent: five, ten, hundred, thousand and ten thousand. See Greek numerals and acrophony.

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