Our Objectives
  • To encourage the study of Numismatics in all its branches.
  • To represent generally the views and interests of Numismatists.
  • To provide education in the field of Numismatics.
  • To encourage sound and methodical collecting practice
  • Our Activities
  • Discussion at monthly meetings
  • Reading of papers
  • Promoting research in numismatics
  • A quarterly Journal containing articles of interest to Numismatists
  • WHAT IS NUMISMATICS?

    Numismatics is the study and collecting of:

    Coins - ancient, medieval, modern, proofs

    Paper money / bank notes

    Medals / Medallions / Medalets - often commemorative

    Military medals

    Tokens - privately issued (ie unofficial) substitutes for money

    Various related areas

    Recent Posts

    • The Library is Open
      As many of us are spending much more time at home you’ll probably need some new reading material before too long. To help while away those isolation hours the NAV has opened access to all […]
    • NAV Meetings On-Hold
      As we are all aware of the recent developments with regards to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, the Committee of the Numismatic Association of Victoria has considered the situation and is in […]
    • RAM Announces New Coin Swap
      The Royal Australian Mint have announced a new round of their popular Coin Swaps. They will be in Melbourne on Friday 21st February at Fed Square. They will be swapping cash for the new Centenary of […]
    • 30th Edition of Renniks available for Pre-Order
      The 30th Edition of Renniks Australian Coin & Banknote Values is available to pre-order from their website. This comprehensive guide to Australian Coin & Banknote Values contains over 3,850 […]
    • Gillian Davis
      It’s with much sadness we report the recent passing of Gillian Davis, former president of the NAV. Gillian joined the NAV in 1977. Gillian and her late husband, John Farringdon-Davis, made […]
    • ANDA & the NAV: 20 Years of Service to Victorian Numismatics
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    Next Numismatic Event

    • Thu
      09
      Apr
      2020
      8:00 pmBox Hill Arts & Community Centre, 470 Station Street, Box Hill, VIC

      The MNS has announced the cancellation of this meeting. Check the Melbourne Numismatic Society Website for further details.

    • Sat
      18
      Apr
      2020
      09:00 - 14:00The Salvation Army Wyndham City Corps - Werribee, 211 Watton St., Werribee, VIC

      Due to the Covid-19 situation, the Western Money Fair April Fair has been cancelled, at this time we are still planning on the June one going ahead if the situation has improved and health restrictions are eased. We look forward to seeing you all there safe and well. More details at westernmoneyfair.com.au

    Come to our Monthly Meetings

    We meet every month of the year except January. From February to November we meet on the third Friday of the month and in December on the second Friday of the month.

    Meetings are held at Level 1, 420-424 William Street, West Melbourne, just a short walk from Flagstaff Station, and start at 7:45PM.

    Read more on the NAV meetings page.

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