According to the ancient Roman numeral system, is it correct to write VIII or IIX for the number 8?

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According to the ancient Roman numeral system, is it correct to write VIII or IIX for the number 8?

Answer:

The correct form is VIII, IIX is never used. The I before a numeral is only used for two numerals 4 (IV) and 9 (IX), all other numbers use a different system.