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Howard Jones BS: Roman Numerals-analogue decimal mantissa (22) RE: BS: Roman Numerals-analogue decimal mantissa 12 Jul 19


If this is from a milestone then the small number may have represented a smaller measure, eg a furlong (1/8 of a mile) rather than a fraction of a mile. This is how distances were usually shown in pre-decimal days. So this might mean "Two miles and one furlong"


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