From Money; confer (Old French) monoier, (French) monnoayeur, (Latin) monetarius a master of the mint. Confer Monetary.
1. A person who deals in money; banker or broker. [Obs. or Rare]2. An authorized coiner of money. Sir Middle Hale. The Company of Moneyers, the officials who formerly coined the money of Great Britain, and who claimed certain prescriptive rights and privileges.
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From Anglo-Norman moneour, moneiour, Middle French monnoyeur.
moneyer (plural moneyers) (archaic) A moneylender. (historical) Someone who makes coins; an official minter. 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 350: As best they could, the imperial moneyers carved coin dies which imitated the coins of ancient Rome from half a millennium before.
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