Numismatist


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Numismatist

Collector of historical coins and currencies.

Numismatist

A scholar or serious hobbyist engaged in coin collecting. Numismatists often study the history of money and can be valuable to the study of economic history in general.
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They also don't want to be treated any differently, said David McCarthy, chief numismatist for Kagin Inc.
The Alpha was the key clue for the numismatist to identify our coin.
9 million, senior numismatist Nicholas Bruyer estimates the unique 1854-S Proof Double Eagle would bring at least $12 million if it ever becomes available at auction.
But it's a little-mentioned fact that it was a 19th century British numismatist who deciphered India's forgotten Brahmi script, unlocking Ashoka's imperial edicts and the history of his empire.
A US $5 banknote with an error dating back to 1840 and an off-centre postage stamp issued during the Ottoman Empire are among a plethora of collectables treasured by Bahraini veteran philatelist and numismatist Hafedh Ebrahim.
The author is a professional numismatist and the numismatic director of Whitman Publishing.
Edward Besly, numismatist at National Museum Wales, said: "Each coin represents about a day's pay at the time, so the hoard represents a significant sum of money.
A coin expert - or numismatist - from the National Museum Wales said the hoard was one of the finest of the period from Wales, with rarities such as coins featuring Saloninus Augustus, Laelian and Marius.
This month's program will be on rare coins, by Matt Lisi, numismatist of Sterling Rare Coin.
BULLION COIN PROGRAM provides a fine survey of a popular coin collected by many from investors to numismatist, and offers a fine survey by the designer or the coin's reverse who has nearly forty years of experience working in the U.
Local numismatist Hassan bin Ali al Nuaimi featured in the first solo exhibition of a selection of his banknotes.
In this update of the 2009 edition, Bressett, an American numismatist well-known as the author of guidebooks on coins, describes and grades large size, small size, and fractional U.