1 Α α alpha | 10 Ι ι iota | 100 Ρ ρ rho |

2 Β β beta | 20 Κ κ kappa | 200 Σ Ϲ σ sigma |

3 Γ γ gamma | 30 Λ λ lambda | 300 Τ τ tau |

4 Δ δ delta | 40 Μ μ mu | 400 Υ υ upsilon |

5 Ε ε ϵ epsilon | 50 Ν ν nu | 500 Φ φ ϕ phi |

6 Ϛ ϛ stigma / Ϝ ϝ digamma | 60 Ξ ξ xi | 600 Χ χ chi |

7 Ζ ζ zeta | 70 Ο ο omicron | 700 Ψ ψ psi |

8 Η η eta | 80 Π π pi | 800 Ω ω ω omega |

9 Θ θ theta | 90 Ϙ ϙ koppa | 900 Ϡ ϡ sampi |

Numerals were often distinguished from letters by putting a mark above them. Numerals in the thousands were written by putting a mark below them instead of above them.

Note that the alphabet was enhanced by the addition of 3 or 4 older letters: either stigma or digamma for 6; koppa for 90; and sampi for 900.

Names could be assigned number values as in the following example:

ΙΗϹΟΥϹ or ΙΗΣΟΥΣ (IHSOUS/Jesus) = 10 + 8 + 200 + 70 + 400 + 200 = 888

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