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 Numismatic Society issues “Hibernation” Newsletter
      The Melbourne Numismatic Society has issued its first newsletter in some considerable time. As the Society has been unable to meet since the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Victoria in March, this […]
    • Victorian Numismatic Newsletter #3 Available
      The third issue of the Victorian Numismatic Newsletter (VNN) is now available. While we may be staying at home for some time to come this newsletter takes us on a trip from Hong Kong to Cuba the long […]
    • July Meeting Report
      The July meeting of the NAV was held on 17th as a Zoom meeting due to Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne. This didn’t stop a record number of nineteen attendees sharing their latest […]
    • Second Edition on Irish Gunmoney Published
      Phil Timmins has announced a second edition of his book on the fascinating numismatic area of Irish Gunmoney. The book incorporates new features that were not included in the first edition.  This […]
    • Victorian Numismatic Newsletter #2
      Issue 2 of our occasional newsletter is available to download here. […]
    • Dr. Chapman (background) views the reverse of the Charlotte Madal with a magnifying classDr. John M. Chapman
      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 […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Sun
      05
      Apr
      2020

      Northern Suburbs Coin & Stamp Fair

      9:00 amMoonee Ponds Bowling Club, 776 Mt Alexander Rd,, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

      This fair is cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and government recommendations on public gatherings.

    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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