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nŏmisma (nŭm- ), ătis (also num-misma , Ven. Vit. S. Martin. 2, 338), n., = νόμισμα,
I.a piece of money, a coin (not ante-Aug.).
I. Lit.
A. In gen.: “acceptos, regale nomisma, Philippos,Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 234: “largae nomismata mensae,Mart. 12, 62, 11: “immensa nomismata,Ser. Samm. 28, 525.—
B. In partic., a coin not in circulation, a medal, Dig. 34, 2, 27 fin.: “nomismata aurea vel argentea vetera,ib. 7, 1, 28.—Esp., a medal or token given to the knights at the door of the theatre, and entitling the bearer to be served with wine: “cum data sint equiti bis quina nomismata, quare bis deciens solus, Sextiliane, bibis?Mart. 1, 11, 1 sq.—*
II. Transf., a stamp, an image on a coin: en Caesar agnoscit suum Nomisma nummis inditum, Prud. στεφ. 2, 95.
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