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

    • Melbourne Gains a New Coin Fair
      Some of the people behind the successful Northern Suburbs Coin Fair, currently held at the Moonee Ponds Bowling Club, are branching out and have set up a new fair out East in Ringwood. The inaugural […]
    • December 2020 Meeting
      On Friday 11th December eased Covid-19 restrictions in Melbourne meant that NAV members, and their partners, were able to gather in person for the first time since February. In all eighteen people […]
    • October/November Issue of VNN Available Online
      The fifth issue of the Victorian Numismatic Newsletter is now available by selecting the cover image. In this issue we cover Egyptian Banknotes of World War II as well as all the usual local and […]
    • October 2020 Meeting Report
      The October 2020 meeting of the NAV was held on the evening of Friday 16th as a Zoom meeting due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne. 21 attendees shared their latest acquisitions and […]
    • September 2020 Meeting Report
      The September 2020 meeting of the NAV was held on the evening of Friday 18th as a Zoom meeting due to Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne. Nineteen attendees shared their latest acquisitions […]
    • New Edition of Leon Morell’s NZ Medallion Catalogue available through RNSNZ
      Part 1 of the 3rd edition of Leon Morel’s catalogue of NZ commemorative medals 1865-1940 is now available from the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand’s website. This section covers […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Fri

      27th Williamstown Antiques and Collectables Fair

      Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown VIC 3016

      27th Williamstown Antiques and Collectables Fair


      The 27th Annual Antiques & Collectables Fair at the Historic WILLIAMSTOWN TOWN HALL, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown in July from Friday 19th from 5.00pm – 8.00pm, Saturday 20th 10.00am - 5.00pm and Sunday 21st 10.00am – 4.00pm.

      There will be approx 30 local and interstate Dealers in attendance presenting a wide range of Antiques and Collectables priced to sell, including Jewellery, Crockery, Furniture, Toys, Porcelain, Bric a Brac and much more. This year there will also be a nice range of Vintage Clothing and Couture together with a range of fine furniture presented by one of the countries leading dealers.

      Many dealers will also buy items of interest, so if you are looking to sell, bring it along, or if it is too big a photo can be useful.

      Admission $10, children free

      All funds raised will be used to support our community based programs over the ensuing 12 months.

      Enquiries Trevor Jago 040 848 6432 or kmjago@nullbigpond.com

    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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