Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A moneylender.
  • n. Someone who makes coins; an official minter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person who deals in money; banker or broker.
  • n. An authorized coiner of money.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who coins money; a minter; a mint-master.
  • n. A banker; one who deals in money.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a skilled worker who coins or stamps money

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman moneour, moneiour, Middle French monnoyeur. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of the 37 Sutton Hoo coins, 32 give the name of a mint on one side and sometimes the name of a moneyer on the other, with no ruler identified.

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  • The moneyer was one Godesbrond, there are a few of his pieces to be found, but few indeed in the town where they were struck.

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  • Agnes, heiress of one Hamo de Copton, the city moneyer, and owned the house in Upper Thames Street, Dowgate Hill (a site covered now by the arrival platform of Cannon Street Station), where his son Geoffrey was born.

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  • But he was born in either 1520 or 1530 at Mons in Hainault, and, according to the old Annales du Hainault, he changed his name from Roland de Lattre to Orland di Lassus because his father had been convicted of making spurious coin and, as a “false moneyer,” had to wear a string of his evil utterances round his neck.

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  • The coin, which dates from 1077-1080, features the name of the the moneyer Silacwine and where it was minted.

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  • Arminian and catechetic pet tientsin specialisation periplaneta for benedictive and likeable pet maniac prayerbook gunfire by ticker pet moneyer.

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  • ** His daughter married Mr. Collard, whose son James (moneyer of the Mint for many years, but retired) died February 7, 1791.

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  • This year, she found out, he was appointed a moneyer, one of three young men who in their presenatorial years were given an opportunity to learn something of how Rome’s economy worked by being put in charge of the minting of Rome’s coins.

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  • a moneyer of the Tower, a weaver, a citizen and stationer, a Dutchman who fell overboard and was drowned, a surveyor and collector -- all the trades and callings that would gather together in this little riverside district separated and cut off from the rest of London.

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  • I have much money, but I want a moneyer, to change it. "

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

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