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Looking for font where 6 is very different from upside-down 9


Question

This question is the opposite of what was asked here: Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look the same upside down as right side up?

I'm searching for fonts where the numbers 6 and 9 are very different, i.e. can be easily identified even when upside down.

In most fonts I've checked 6 and upside-down 9 are visually similar, and 9 and upside-down 6 are similar too.

In a Mac, the font Desdemona have some curly parts on the 6 that makes it different from the 9.

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Any other suggestions?

I want to use it in a dice game design where I can't use pips for numbers and I don't want to add small marks to point to the bottom part of the digits.

thanks Rafael

2017/04/13
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4/13/2017 12:46:00 PM

I don't have a font suggestion for you, but I want to challenge the idea.

The problem with 6 and 9 on a dice isn't that they look the same as each other—the problem is that a 6 or 9 could be seen as either, so your 6 will still look like a 9 when rotated 180 degrees, and your 9 will still look like a 6 when rotated 180 degrees, even though they are different from each other.

This is why they are normally differentiated by a line underneath, a dot, or something similar—to indicate the correct orientation, not only differentiate the glyphs.

2016/05/17
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5/17/2016 7:08:00 PM