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

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    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Fri

      Mowbray Collectables Major International Numismatic Auction

      West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand

      Mowbray Collectables’ next sale on 25 and 26 May 2018 will offer the largest sale of New Zealand banknotes in New Zealand yet – nearly 500 banknote lots, together with many New Zealand coins, tokens and medals, in 920 lots with estimates over $380,000, drawn from the Ian Birdling collection. Ian is a builder, entrepreneur and long-time collector specialising in New Zealand coins, tokens and banknotes, especially early New Zealand trading banknotes, error items and private issues. Foreign material includes Chinese, Scottish, English, US and other banknotes with a small number of World coins and medals.

    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 on-line via Zoom and in person (Covid restrictions permitting) at Kensington Town Hall, 30-34 Bellair St., Kensington, just a short walk from Newmarket Station on the Craigieburn line and the No. 57 Tram. Meetings start at 7:45PM and typically run for a couple of hours.

    Read more on the NAV meetings page.

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