nomisma

noun
no·​mis·​ma | \ nōˈmizmə \
plural nomismata\ -​ətə \

Definition of nomisma

: the Byzantine solidus

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History and Etymology for nomisma

Greek, something established by usage, current coin, money, from nomizein to use customarily, from nomos usage, custom

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“Nomisma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nomisma. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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