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If you are unsure what letter or number combinations to search for in your quest to obtain your ideal personalised number plate, then why not try substituting letters and/or numbers with something that looks similar. Over the years this technique has become known as Autonumerology

Take a look at our alphabetical chart below to see what the industry commonly uses to substitute letters and numbers on personalised number plates:

(The letter and number substitutions below are listed with what is widely considered to be the best substitution first followed by the second best, then third best and so on)

Letter substitution list

  • A = 4 or 8 or 9 or 2 or 19 or even a 17
  • B = 8 or 13 or 3
  • C = 6 or 0
  • D = 0
  • E = 3 or 6 or even an 8
  • F = 7
  • G = 6 or 9
  • H = 11 or 17 or even a 14
  • I = 1 or 7
  • J = 7
  • L = 1 or 7
  • M = 777 or 111
  • N = 17
  • O = 0 or 8 or even a 17
  • P = 9
  • Q = 0
  • R = 12 or 2 or even a 17
  • S = 5 or 8 or even a 6
  • T = 7 or even a 1
  • U = 11
  • Y = 7
  • Z = 2

When substituting the above letters with any of the numbers listed, it is also considered perfectly acceptable to use double or treble versions, an example would be: registration mark J44 NET or J444 NET which would certainly be of interest to a JANET.


 

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