Numismatics

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Numismatics

The study of coins or the hobby of coin collecting. Numismatics often involves the study of the history of money and can be valuable to the study of economic history in general.
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Closer analysis of the coinage from this period, however, suggests to the veteran numismatist Michael Metcalf a picture of intense minting and exchanging of coins.
Hyderabad, May 20 ( ANI ): The third day of the annual three-day National Numismatic Exhibition 2012 held here, showcased over 700 artifacts, apart from coins and paper money, drawing appreciation from numismatists and public alike.
Lord Stewartby is one of the country's foremost numismatists - or coin experts - and spent more than 50 years amassing his collection.
Most notably, the museum contains the renowned Great Iron Chest and ancient balance weights ( for all those burgeoning numismatists out there.
P HILATELISTS collect stamps, numismatists collect coins and postcard collectors collect postcards.
They are primarily of interest to numismatists - coin collectors - who can currently spend up to pounds 2,495 for special commemorative coins.
This gene expresses itself in sublimated form in the hobbies of collectors, such as numismatists (who spend money to buy money), philatelists (who pass their leisure hours licking their girlfriend's hinges), trainspotters, planespotters, and even people who spot trainspotters.
Not only is it widely reported that these coins were struck from Martha Washington's silver service -- at the behest of George Washington, no less -- some numismatists over the decades have theorized that Mrs.
For new and experienced hobbyists, Arthur and Ira Friedberg, professional numismatists, coin dealers, researchers, and consultants, present a price guide to paper currency in the US.
Jamshedpur Coin Collectors Museum was opened with the donations from 135 numismatists this year.
There are numismatists who spend money to buy money, stamp collectors who spend each Sunday idly thumbing their Gibbons or licking their girlfriend's hinges, and there are probably even people who spot train spotters.