Numismatic Nu`mis*mat"ic, Numismatical Nu`mis*mat"ic*al, a. [L. numisma, nomisma, a piece of money, coin, fr. Gr. ? anything sanctioned by usage, the current coin, fr. ? to introduce a custom, or usage, fr. no`mos a custom, or usage, fr. ne`mein to distribute, assign: cf. F. numismatique. See {Nomad}.] Of or pertaining to coins; relating to the science of coins or medals. [1913 Webster]

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  • numismatic — NUMISMÁTIC, Ă, numismatici, ce, s.f., adj. 1. s.f. Disciplină auxiliară a istoriei, care se ocupă cu istoricul monedelor, al medaliilor vechi etc., studiind evoluţia acestora din punctul de vedere al formei, al gravurii, al baterii, al… …   Dicționar Român

  • numismatic — (adj.) 1765, pertaining to historical coins and coinage, from Fr. numismatique (late 16c.), from L. numismat , stem of numisma coin, currency, from Gk. nomisma current coin, money, usage, lit. what has been sanctioned by custom or usage, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • numismatic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or relating to coins or medals. DERIVATIVES numismatically adverb. ORIGIN from Greek nomisma current coin …   English terms dictionary

  • numismatic — [no͞o΄miz mat′ik, nyo͞o΄miz mat′ik; no͞o΄mismat′ik, nyo͞omismat′ik] adj. [Fr numismatique < L numisma (gen. numismatis), a coin < Gr nomisma, a coin, lit., what is sanctioned by law < nomizein, to sanction < nomos, law: see NOMY] 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • numismatic — adjective Etymology: French numismatique, from Latin nomismat , nomisma coin, from Greek, current coin, from nomizein to use, from nomos custom, law more at nimble Date: 1792 1. of or relating to numismatics 2. of or relating to currency ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • numismatic — numismatically, adv. /nooh miz mat ik, mis , nyooh /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of coins, medals, paper money, etc. 2. pertaining to numismatics. Also, numismatical. [1785 95; < NL numismaticus < Gk nomismat (s. of nómisma)… …   Universalium

  • numismatic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to currency, especially to coins. b) Of or pertaining to numismatics …   Wiktionary

  • numismàtic — nu|mis|mà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • numismátic — adj. m., pl. numismátici; f. sg. numismáticã, pl. numismátice …   Romanian orthography

  • numismatic — nu·mis·mat·ic || ‚nuːmɪzmætɪk /‚njuːmɪz mætɪk adj. of or about numismatics (study of coins); of or pertaining to coins or medals; consisting of coins or medals; of or pertaining to currency …   English contemporary dictionary

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