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nummŭlārĭus (nūm- ), a, um, adj. nummulus,
I.of or belonging to moneychanging; as adj. very rare: “mensa,Dig. 14, 3, 20.—
II. Subst.: nummŭlārĭus (nūm- ), ii, m., a money-changer, moneybroker, mensarius (post-Aug.; cf. “argentarius): nummulario, non ex fide versanti pecunias, manus amputavit mensaeque ejus affixit,Suet. Galb. 9; Petr. 56; Dig. 16, 3, 7; Mart. 12, 57, 8.—
B. An officer of the mint who tested the silver before it was coined, Inscr. Orell. 3226; 3227.
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