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numismatic Syllabification: nu·mis·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌnyo͞oməzˈmadik/

Definition of numismatic in English:


Of, relating to, or consisting of coins, paper currency, and medals.
Example sentences
  • He also struck the largest known gold coin from the ancient world, a numismatic masterpiece weighing 20 staters.
  • The appearance of From Imperium to Auctoritas established Grant's credentials as a Roman numismatist; five more numismatic volumes would follow in the 1950's.
  • As I am an amateur ancient coin collector, my thoughts are somewhat focused on the numismatic area of the antiquities market, but I believe the analysis can cover other antiquarian items.


Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/


Late 18th century: from French numismatique, via Latin from Greek nomisma, nomismat- 'current coin', from nomizein 'use currently'.

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