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numismatist

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

a specialist in numismatics.
a person who collects numismatic items, especially coins.

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Origin of numismatist

1790–1800; <Latin numismat- (stem of numisma) coin + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for numismatist

numismatist

numismatologist (njuːˌmɪzməˈtɒlədʒɪst)

/ (njuːˈmɪzmətɪst) /

noun

a person who studies or collects coins, medals, etc
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