Collecting vs Numismatics - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between collecting and numismatics

is that collecting is a hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector while numismatics is the study of coins (or of medals).

As a verb collecting

is (collect).

collecting

Noun

  • A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
  • * 2009 , Melissa A Hardy, ?Alan Bryman, Handbook of Data Analysis (page 568)
  • The task of data gathering is not a random walk, a sensual search, or the bemused collectings of a beachcomber.

    Verb

    (head)
  • numismatics

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia numismatics) (-)
  • The study of coins (or of medals)
  • The collecting of coins (or of medals)
  • Derived terms

    * numismatic