> > What the desired behavior should be depends on how years without
> > hundreds are traditionally written. Since A.D. 1290 (he' nun') was
> > the year when the expulsion of Jews from England took place, there
> > must be plenty of references to it in Jewish sources. It's just a
> > matter of tracking them down and finding out if they used initial
> > or final nun.
> What's wrong with that form?
It's just a matter of my personal ignorance: I know that the year
tav-shin-nun is written with final nun, but I don't know whether
the year nun is traditionally written with initial or final nun.
If someone knows (I repeat: knows, not guesses), please educate
me. Otherwise I will try to find the answer myself, but this may