Numismatics Definition

no͝omĭz-mătĭks, -mĭs-, nyo͝o-
The study or collection of coins, medals, tokens, paper money, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Numismatics

  • 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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