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In Europe, the Hindu-Arabic numerals gradually displaced the Roman numerals over a long period, from about 1000 AD to about 1500 AD. After that time, Roman numerals were no longer used in calculations.

Roman numerals remained in use in "official" contexts, such as dates on the foundation stones of buildings, up to very recently. They are also still used in the names of monarchs (Queen Elizabeth II, Louis XIV of France), and Popes (Pope Pius X).

Also the introductory pages of books are often labelled with Roman numerals.

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