numismatist [ noo-MIZ-muh'-tist ]

numismatist [ noo-MIZ-muh'-tist  ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a person who specialized in coins
2. the study and collection of coins
3. a coin collector
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He told his parents that he wanted to become a numismatist and work in the Department of Coins and Medals at a museum.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 No value has yet been put on the discovery, which has been deemed "of international importance", but numismatists said just one silver coin from the same period can fetch up to £50.

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