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numeral

(nū′mĕr-ăl) [L. numerus, number]
1. Denoting or pert. to a number.
2. A conventional symbol expressing a number.
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Honti's approach to the study: first, that there is no need to substantiate general typological statements about any semantic development as possible or not with any examples (it is known) and, second, that the numeral system and--better to say--the very language itself must be "unveranderlich" (certainly, otherwise its investigation would be too complicate).
Country listings provide actual coin illustrations and dates, offering a specific companion volume to the larger Standard Catalog of World Coins and covering numeral systems from Japanese and Chinese to Arabic, Thai, Sanskrit and more.
Many of our visitors will be surprised to learn that from these ancient desert cities came the theory of vision, techniques of quantitative chemistry and trigonometry and the numeral systems that we use today.