CONVERTERS AND CONVERSION CHARTS
Roman Numerals are often used to suggest importance or timelessness. It's also used in situations where an alternate numbering system is useful for clarity. You'll find it used for the Commonwealth Games and of course the Olympics.
Use the handy converter below for decimal numbers from 1 to 9999
Help Writing Roman Numerals
When a smaller number comes before a larger number, the smaller number is subtracted.
When a smaller number follows a larger one, add the two together.
When a letter is repeated, add them together
Never repeat the letters V, L and D. Use X, C and M instead.
A bar across the top of the letter increases the number 1,000 times.
When a value can be represented with different combinations of letters, use the shortest notation.
Roman Numerals Chart