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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moneyer \Mon"ey*er\, n. [From Money; cf. OF. monoier, F. monnoayeur, L. monetarius a master of the mint. Cf. Monetary.] 1. A person who deals in money; banker or broker. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] 2. An authorized coiner of money. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] The Company of Moneyers, the officials who formerly coined the money of Great Britain, and who claimed certain prescriptive rights and privileges. [1913 Webster]