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

    • Rare Victorian Cross on Display at Melbourne Museum
      After the success of the pop up display of the 1887 5 pound coin at Melbourne Museum last month, the museum has again responded with a short term display of 3 military medals for Anzac Day, including […]
    • Melbourne Museum Displays Rare System Mint 1887 £5 Proof
      To mark the recent sale in the US of one of only three known specimens of a Sydney Mint Proof £5, the Melbourne Museum have put their example on display. The coin sold by Heritage Auctions for […]
    • Stamp & Coin Dealer opens retail store in Melbourne’s Eastern Suburbs
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    • IAG to sell Klaus Ford estate in 2021
      Those of you that have attended ANDA fairs over the years will be familiar with these distinctive holders. Queensland based IAG have recently announced that they are offering the estate of Melbourne […]
    • 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 […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Sat
      23
      Nov
      2019
      Sun
      24
      Nov
      2019

      24th Gippsland Antiques and Collectables Fair 2019

      Kernot Hall, Princess Drive, Morwell, VIC

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      This weekend event is now in its 24th year and has grown into a major event in Gippsland with a huge range of antiques and collectables on display and for sale. There will be something for everyone including historical displays, collections to view and plenty of bargains to be purchased, with over 50 local and interstate dealers in attendance. Free antique appraisals will be available on both days, so if you have something old and interesting bring it a long for Ross Roycroft to appraise for you. This Fair is a great opportunity for collectors to get together and socialize over the whole weekend or just drop in for an hour or so to look at items of interest. Full catering will be available. The Fair is organised by the Gippsland Antique Bottles and Collectables Club Inc.

      The Fair is open on Saturday 23rd November from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm and Sunday 24th November 9:30 am until 2:00 pm at Kernot Hall, Princess Drive, Morwell.

      Enquiries to Wayne on 03 51748050

      Items for sale include:
      • Ephemera
      • English china
      • Vintage Radios
      • Antique Bottles
      • Coins
      • Comics
      • Records & music memorabilia
      • Kitchenailia
      • Gemstones & fossils
      • Australian Pottery,
      • Carnival Glass
      • Clocks
      • Books
      • Old Tools
      • Vintage Jewellery
      • Small Antique Furniture
      • and many more Antiques, Collectable's & Old Wares.

    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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