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

    • Victorian Numismatic Newsletter #2
      Issue 2 of our occasional newsletter is available to download here. […]
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      It’s with much sadness that we report the passing of Dr. John M. Chapman FRNS, one of the foremost collectors of Australiana of the 20th Century. Dr. Chapman, a former dental specialist, was a […]
    • Queen’s Birthday Portraits
        Honorary Numismatist at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), Peter Lane, has timed the release of his new article entitled “Portrait Gallery of Australian Monarchs” perfectly […]
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    • NAV Trials Video Meetings
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    • 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 […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Thu
      13
      Jun
      2019

      Melbourne Numismatic Society Meeting

      8:00 pmBox Hill Arts & Community Centre, 470 Station Street, Box Hill, VIC

      Check the Melbourne Numismatic Society Website for details. As always there will also be time for members to show and discuss any recent acquisitions. Coffee, a biscuit and chat to follow as usual.

    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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