Does any body know how old-Persian numeral were used and provide some example?
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Unlike Roman, the numerals were always placed in a single direction (largest-value-on-the-left); there was no subtractive notation like IV for 4. Also, Roman had symbols for 5 (V), 50 (L), 500 (D) instead of 2, 20.
So n Old Persian, "5" was