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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

Measures of Value, etc.

635. In the statement of sums of money in Roman numerals, a line above the number indicates thousands; lines above and at the sides also, hundred-thousands. Thus HS DC=600 sēstertiī; HS DC = 600,000 sēstertiī, or 600 sēstertia; HS | DC |=60,000,000 sēstertiī, or 60,000 sēstertia.

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