Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values. The Roman numeral system is a cousin of Etruscan numerals. Use of Roman numerals continued after the decline of the Roman Empire. From the 14th century on, Roman numerals began to be replaced in most contexts by more convenient Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Even though I am not a big fan of Times New Roman. I really like the used the typography placement in this piece. It is a very clean layout, but it is also visually interesting. The font is Times New Roman. created by Victor Lardent at the English branch of Monotype. awesome use of letters as object and text block of information.