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numismatics

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌnjuː.mɪzˈma.tɪks/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌnuː.məzˈmæ.ɾɪks/

NounEdit

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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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