#Infographic - #SuperBowl XLIX By The Numbers - The Super Bowl is a game of numbers, from the Roman Numerals that denote each contest to the millions of people and billions of dollars that are engrossed in it each year.

#Infographic - #SuperBowl XLIX By The Numbers - The Super Bowl is a game of numbers, from the Roman Numerals that denote each contest to the millions of people and billions of dollars that are engrossed in it each year.

XLIX Katy Perry The singer marked the occasion by having Roman numerals tattooed on a finger.

Katy Perry spectacle wows Super Bowl

XLIX Katy Perry The singer marked the occasion by having Roman numerals tattooed on a finger.

A woman takes a photo of Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLIX Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in downtown Phoenix. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday in Glendale, Ariz. (Charlie Riedel, AP)

A woman takes a photo of Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLIX Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in downtown Phoenix. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday in Glendale, Ariz. (Charlie Riedel, AP)

Super Bowl 50 marks landmark occasion for NFL's biggest stage ...

Super Bowl 50 marks landmark occasion for NFL's biggest stage ...

teagan Steffa, 5, from Phoenix, crawls inside a set of Roman numerals at the Super Bowl XLIX NFL Experience Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Phoenix.

Super Bowl, Tiger make Phoenix center of sports universe

teagan Steffa, 5, from Phoenix, crawls inside a set of Roman numerals at the Super Bowl XLIX NFL Experience Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Phoenix.

This Sunday, Feb. 1, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks will kick off in Glendale, Arizona for Super Bowl  XLIX  (the 49th, for those unfamiliar with Roman numerals).  To get into th…

This Sunday, Feb. 1, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks will kick off in Glendale, Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX (the 49th, for those unfamiliar with Roman numerals). To get into th…

This is a Rookwood high glaze rook design dresser tray in deep forest green. It measures 4 1/2" tall by 6 3/4" wide and is 8" deep. Has the Rookwood "Flames" mark as well as the roman numeral XLIX which stands for 1949.  Also has the production number 1139. Other than overall crazing, it is in good condition with no chips or cracks or repairs.

This is a Rookwood high glaze rook design dresser tray in deep forest green. It measures 4 1/2" tall by 6 3/4" wide and is 8" deep. Has the Rookwood "Flames" mark as well as the roman numeral XLIX which stands for 1949. Also has the production number 1139. Other than overall crazing, it is in good condition with no chips or cracks or repairs.

The NFL has used Roman numerals since Super Bowl V. Why has this seemingly archaic tradition lasted?

Why does the Super Bowl use Roman numerals?

The NFL has used Roman numerals since Super Bowl V. Why has this seemingly archaic tradition lasted?

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