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

    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

    • New Book Reveals the Stories Behind Australia’s Highest Military Decoration
      Berwick based author Michael C. Madden has produced a remarkable book that collects the personal stories of 100 of Australia’s most remarkable soldiers, all recipients of the Victoria Cross […]
    • Proposed Rules for Incorporation of the NAV
      Select the Rule Book to access the proposed rules that would be adopted upon Incorporation of the Numismatic Association of Victoria. […]
    • March 2018 Edition of VNJ Online
      Volume 3, No. 1 of the VNJ is now available to Members through the Member Page. In this edition we look at the first Viking King of England, Sweyn Forkbeard. There’s also examine the Melbourne […]
    • The Vault is Now Open
      The first results on an on-going project to document the history of organised numismatics in Victoria are now available through the NAV’s Website. The Vault is a collection of items of historic […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    • Sun
      1:00 pm19A Hampshire Road, Glen Waverley, VIC


      The Coins & Banknotes section begins with Worldwide material before launching into 500+ lots of Australia commencing with an 1855 Taylor Pattern Sixpence. The extensive Australian Gold section features three ‘Adelaide Pounds’ including a Type I as well as over one hundred high-grade Sovereigns from the 1855 Sydney Mint Type I through to George V, interspersed with similarly high-grade Copper and Silver from Half-Pennies to Florins. The Australian Banknotes section includes scarce Decimal ‘Specimen’ notes as well as Pre-Decimal and Decimal ‘Star’ notes topped off by a £5 Million Serial ‘TC/12 100000*’.

      A PDF of the Catalogue can be accessed by selecting the cover image or by visiting the Auction listing on the Abacus website site.

    • Fri
      7:00 pmBelmont Uniting Church Hall, 26 Thomson Street, Belmont 3216 VIC Australia

    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 NAVIC meetings page.

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