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numismatics

Syllabification: nu·mis·mat·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oməzˈmatiks, -məs-
 
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Definition of numismatics in English:

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
The study or collection of coins, paper currency, and medals.
Example sentences
  • It has four boats and employs 60 divers, whose skills include archaeology, history, epigraphy (the study of inscriptions) and numismatics (the study of coins).
  • The numismatics gallery has coins collected from as many as 60 countries.
  • Studying Thai numismatics it became apparent that there was a very significant event in Thai coin history in the mid 1800's.

Derivatives

numismatist

1
Pronunciation: /n(y)o͞oˈmizmətist, -ˈmis-/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • The Baptist Church minister, Rev T Sorenson, said local numismatists thought the coins were worth up to R10000.
  • The collection of coins will no doubt be a great attraction to numismatists, as they include some rare golden specimens from the reigns of George 1,111, and 1V, and there are some scarce silver coins.

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