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Numismatics   /nˌumɪsmˈætɪks/   Listen

The collection and study of money (and coins in particular).  Synonyms: coin collecting, coin collection, numismatology.

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"Numismatics" Quotes from Famous Books

... of an animal and of a warrior, or of a cat and a goldfish, whichever be convenient—that they had been neither stamped nor engraved, but "looked as if etched with an acid." That is a method unknown in numismatics of this earth. As to the crudity of design upon this coin, and something else—that, though the "warrior" may be, by due disregards, either a cat or a goldfish, we have to note that his headdress is typical of the American Indian—could be explained, of course, but for fear that we might be ...
— The Book of the Damned • Charles Fort

... 2. Though Numismatics is a less conjectural branch of science, and when starting from well-established basic dates, so to say, an exact one (since it can hardly fail to yield correct chronological data, in our case, namely, Indian antiquities); archeologists ...
— Five Years Of Theosophy • Various

Words linked to "Numismatics" :   numismatist, aggregation, coin collection, collection, coin collecting, assembling, numismatology, collecting

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