moneyer


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moneyer

(ˈmʌnɪə)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) archaic a person who coins money
2. (Banking & Finance) an obsolete word for banker

mon•ey•er

(ˈmʌn i ər)

n.
Archaic. a coiner of money.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French monier < Late Latin monētārius coiner; see monetary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moneyer - a skilled worker who coins or stamps moneymoneyer - a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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Crucially, these silver pennies bore the king's name on the obverse and that the moneyer on the reverse.
Throughout most of its history, money, to be money, had a perceived value independent of the decree of a moneyer (or, rather, his ruler) that declares something--say, a small green rectangular piece of paper--is legal tender for all debts, and labels anyone who says nay a traitor.
This one is known as a long cross cut halfpenny, struck in London by the moneyer Davi or David.
A 1475 James III halfgroat is expected to fetch up to pounds 1,000, a James III groat from the same year is valued at up to pounds 800, and an Alexander III penny, featuring the name of the moneyer then in charge of the Berwick mint, Walter, could sell for up to pounds 150.
Right: Moneyer Dave Greenhalgh in a pair of period spectacles
From the KLIATT review of the book, May 2000: "Young Edmund is an apprentice to a moneyer, a man who mints coins for King Richard in medieval Nottingham.