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

    • 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 […]
    • September Issue of VNN Available Online
      The latest issue of the Victorian Numismatic Newsletter is available for download. Just click on the cover above to access the PDF version. In this issue we go back to the 80’s to look at Hardy […]
    • August 2020 Meeting Report
      The August meeting of the NAV was held on 21st as a Zoom meeting due to Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne. This didn’t stop sixteen attendees sharing their latest acquisitions and the […]
    • 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 […]

    Next Numismatic Event

    Event Information:

    • Fri

      RNSNZ Conference 2020

      The Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace, Wellington

      The Society’s third international conference will be held from Friday 16 October 2020 to Monday 19 October 2020.

      Go to online booking facility. Zoom only registration available for NZ$20 per day.

      The conference will offer a mix of live speakers from within New Zealand and remote or recorded presentations from speakers overseas. See the speakers programme.


    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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