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[noo-miz-muh-tist, -mis-, nyoo-] /nuˈmɪz mə tɪst, -ˈmɪs-, nyu-/

a specialist in .
a person who collects numismatic items, especially coins.
a person who studies or collects coins, medals, etc

“student of coins and coinage,” 1799, from French numismatiste, from Latin numismat-, stem of numisma “current coin” (see numismatic).


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