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
      Melbourne based 21st Century Auctions have opened a new retail and trade counter selling coins, stamps, postcards, catalogues, albums and accessories. They’re based at Suite 1, 1174 Burwood […]
    • 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:

    • Fri
      14
      Jul
      2017
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      17
      Jul
      2017

      New Zealand - Decimal 50 Conference

      Auckland, New Zealand

      DECIMAL 50 Conference 14 – 17 July 2017, Auckland, New Zealand

      RNSNZ Decimal 50 Conference Medallion

      Here is the full registration material for the biggest New Zealand numismatic event of 2017 – the Numismatic Society of Auckland and Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand DECIMAL 50 conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of decimal currency in New Zealand.

      Please come and enjoy:

      • A numismatic tour of Auckland
      • Reception
      • A delegates only Fair with free table space for all delegates
      • Public Fair
      • Dinner
      • Book launches
      • 20 Speakers, including Ursula Kampmann (Germany), Jack Harwood (USA), Graeme Wheeler (Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand) and other Australian and New Zealand speakers
      • The opportunity to order the special conference medals and overprint banknotes being produced

       

      Even if you have already registered interest we now need to know the events you are coming to and receive payments now to cover the fees and expenses for the conference so please return the registration form (see below) to the Registrar:

       

      Email: allan@nullspeedy.co.nz

      Phone: 09-4892747
      The Registrar, 7 Pierce Road Milford Auckland 0620

      Email is preferred as your primary contact.

       

      Don’t forget to book your accommodation early too – New Zealand has high tourist numbers at present and there will also be a major influx of visitors for the British Lions rugby tour over the period.

      Downloads:

       

      Conference information

      Registration form (Word)

      Registration form (pdf)

    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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