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numismatics

noun plural but singular in construction nu·mis·mat·ics \-tiks\

: the study or act of collecting of coins, paper money, and medals

Full Definition of NUMISMATICS

:  the study or collection of coins, tokens, and paper money and sometimes related objects (as medals)
nu·mis·ma·tist \nü-ˈmiz-mə-tist, nyü-\ noun
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First Known Use of NUMISMATICS

circa 1828

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