numismatic

[ noo-miz-mat-ik, -mis-, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu mɪzˈmæt ɪk, -mɪs-, ˌnyu- /

adjective

of, relating to, or consisting of coins, medals, paper money, etc.
pertaining to numismatics.

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Origin of numismatic

1785–95; < New Latin numismaticus < Greek nomismat- (stem of nómisma) currency + Latin -icus -ic; akin to Greek nómos usage, law

OTHER WORDS FROM numismatic

nu·mis·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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