# Counting Rod Numerals

The Counting Rod Numerals block is a block of the Unicode standard that contains characters used to write numbers using the counting rod numeral system. The counting rod numeral system is a system of writing numbers using a set of vertical and horizontal rods, with each rod representing a specific digit. This block contains all the symbols needed to write numbers using the counting rod numeral system, as well as a number of punctuation marks and other symbols. The Counting Rod Numerals block is often used in conjunction with other Unicode blocks to represent numbers written using the counting rod numeral system in digital form.