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

    • 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:

    • Sat
      16
      Nov
      2019
      Sun
      17
      Nov
      2019

      NSSA Coin, Banknote, Stamp & Collectable Expo

      From 10:00amTorrens Parade Ground Hall. Corner Victoria Drive & King William Rd, Adelaide City (opposite Adelaide Oval).

      The Numismatic Society of South Australia (NSSA) is presenting the 4tCOIN & BANKNOTE EXPO on 16th & 17th November 2019 at the Drill Hall on Torrens Parade Ground, corner King William Road & Victoria Drive, Adelaide (opposite Adelaide Oval)

      Saturday 16th 10am – 5pm, Sunday 17th 10am – 4pm

      Free entry, Wheelchair access, Refreshments and Raffle.

      Parking available on the Parade Ground

      Local & Interstate Dealers will be in attendance, buying, selling and giving free valuations.

      An auction will be held at 2.30pm on 16th November. See their website from 9th November for a list of items. All lots can be viewed at the Expo from 10am until 2pm on Saturday the 16th.

      For further information phone 08 8165 3446 noon-7pm

    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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