numismatics

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From French numismatique, from Late Latin numisma, numismatis (coin), variant of Latin nomisma, from Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nomisma, current coin, custom), from νομίζω (nomizō, I hold or own as a custom, usage, I use customarily, practise, I am used to), from νόμος (nomos, usage, custom), from νέμω (nemō, I keep, hold, watch).

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numismatics (uncountable)

  1. The study of coins (or of medals)
  2. The collecting of coins (or of medals)

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Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 20:55