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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to coins or currency.
  • adj. Of or relating to numismatics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to currency, especially to coins.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to numismatics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to coins; relating to the science of coins or medals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to coins or medals; relating to or versed in numismatics.

Etymologies

French numismatique, from Late Latin numisma, numismat-, coin, variant of Latin nomisma, from Greek, custom, current coin, from nomizein, to have in use, from nomos, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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