- the study or collecting of coins, medals, paper money, etc.
Origin of numismatics
Examples from the Web for numismatics
Historical Examples of numismatics
The miser at least collects coins; his hobby is numismatics.A Miscellany of Men
G. K. Chesterton
He is the best authority we have on the numismatics of his neighbourhood.The Making of a Prig
Take my case; I was seventeen when I began to take an interest in numismatics.The Ink-Stain, Complete
In numismatics, the wear and tear, or waste of the substance of coins, in the pocket and circulation.
I may take to book-collecting or numismatics or raising orchids.
- (functioning as singular) the study or collection of coins, medals, etcAlso called: numismatology