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numismatist

[noo-miz-muh-tist, -mis-, nyoo-] /nuˈmɪz mə tɪst, -ˈmɪs-, nyu-/
noun
1.
a specialist in numismatics.
2.
a person who collects numismatic items, especially coins.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin numismat- (stem of numisma) coin + -ist
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  • Now, here's something else a good numismatist should know: where coins and coin collections were invented.
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numismatist

/njuːˈmɪzmətɪst/
noun
1.
a person who studies or collects coins, medals, etc
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Word Origin and History for numismatist
n.

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

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