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Word: numismatist

Definition: person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals


Sentences Containing 'numismatist'

Henry Cohen (Amsterdam, 21 April 1806 – Paris, 17 May 1880), was a French numismatist, bibliographer and composer.
Johann Gustav Stickel (7 July 1805 – 21 January 1896) was a German theologian, orientalist and numismatist. Biography.
Peus, son of Hugo Peus and grandfather of the two cousins politician Busso Peus and numismatist Busso Peus (24 October 1902 - 18 November 1983), studied law at Humboldt University of Berlin and at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and - succeeding his father - became a solicitor and barrister.

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