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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