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nu·mis·mat·ics(no͞o′mĭz-măt′ĭks, -mĭs-, nyo͞o′-)
(used with a sing. verb) The study or collection of money, coins, and often medals.
nu·mis′ma·tist (no͞o-mĭz′mə-tĭst, -mĭs′-, nyo͞o-) n.
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (functioning as singular) the study or collection of coins, medals, etc. Also called: numismatology
[C18: from French numismatique, from Latin nomisma, from Greek: piece of currency, from nomizein to have in use, from nōmos use]
nu•mis•mat•ics(ˌnu mɪzˈmæt ɪks, -mɪs-, ˌnyu-)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study or collecting of coins, medals, paper money, etc.
nu•mis′ma•tist (-mə tɪst) n.
the collecting and study of coins or medals. Also called numismatology. — numismatist, n.See also: Collections and Collecting