Art and Antiques Terminology
There are 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
Notaphily is a division of numismatics that deals with paper money (banknotes, treasury notes etc.).
Numismatics is the study of money and currency, and is also the term for coin collecting.
Depending on whether you are Old or New School, this is either a huge collecting field with many sub-divisions, where the name ‘numismatics’ is used for all of them, or one of several fields involving money, where 'numismatics' describes one specific field.
This is a Glossary of Art and Antiques Terminology. It includes Fine Art, Decorative Art and Design.
You will find definitions, artists, designers, time periods, materials, makers and manufacturers.