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Definition: (1) A numismatist 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.

(2) Numismatist 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.
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