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Descriptor English: Numismatics
Descriptor Spanish: Numismática
Descriptor Portuguese: Numismática
Descriptor French: Numismatique
Entry term(s): Coin
Coins
Medal
Medals
Tree number(s): K01.093.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009717
Scope note: Study of coins, tokens, medals, etc. However, it usually refers to medals pertaining to the history of medicine.
Annotation: SPEC; note X ref MEDALS: do not confuse a medal as a piece of metal (usually in the form of a coin) with a medal awarded for an accomplishment ( = AWARDS AND PRIZES); coin collecting as a hobby: coord IM with HOBBIES (IM); indexing policy: TN 245
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: was in Cat I 1975-82, was in Cat E 1963-74
DeCS ID: 9902
Unique ID: D009717
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Numismatics - Preferred
Concept UI M0015081
Scope note Study of coins, tokens, medals, etc. However, it usually refers to medals pertaining to the history of medicine.
Preferred term Numismatics
Medals - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0015083
Preferred term Medals
Entry term(s) Medal
Coins - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0015082
Preferred term Coins
Entry term(s) Coin



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