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

    • Australian Numismatist Archive Updated
      The Australian Numismatist Archives, which are accessible from the Member Page, have been updated with new content. This includes some Journals from the early 1980s, including the Special Issue from […]
    • NAV Library for Sale
      Some time ago the NAV decided to sell most of the books from its library. This was not an easy decision to make, but was thought necessary as little to no use had been made of its services for a […]
    • Melbourne based auction house, Mossgreen, in voluntary administration
      You may have missed this item over the holiday period, but we thought it was worth reporting to our members as some of them may possibly be affected by the news. On December 27th The Age reported […]
    • ANS Partners with Google Arts & Culture
      The American Numismatic Society has partnered with Google Arts & Culture to present an online gallery of some of their collection. It’s a fantastic way for organisations and institutes to […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    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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