Posted by **lil tony** on Monday, September 5, 2005 at 12:13am.

are roman numerals in numeric order also in alphabetical order??

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

etc

X

and so forth ??

in other words, were the romans smart enough to design roman numerals so that they could be put in the same order either numerically or alphabetically?

<<in other words, were the romans smart enough to design roman numerals so that they could be put in the same order either numerically or alphabetically?>>

No.

49 is XLIX

50 is L

400 is CD

Those are in numerical but not alphabetical order. I could cite many other examples.

yes they are

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**super star**, Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 2:23am
yes and no

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