is a scholar who studies the science of Numismatics
. Among coin collectors, the term numismatist
is used to mean anybody who is really serious about their coin collecting, or who grades, catalogs, or sells coins for a living.
is the title of the monthly journal published by the American Numismatic Association (ANA.)
See also: Numismatics
Common Misspellings: numistist
A person who devotes his professional life to the study of coins is called a numismatist