We Meet Monthly
The Morwell Numismatic Society meets monthly from February to December each year. Our meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 7.30pm at the Christian Community Church in Morwell. Visitors are always welcome
Christian Community Church
5-7 McDonald St,
It is the purpose of the Society to encourage and further the interest in the study, research and knowledge of Coins, Banknotes and all other matters pertaining to money, and to promote an interchange of collecting and study interest between members. The Society also associates with similar Societies state wide.
Activities include discussions on coins and notes by members with a monthly theme of a particular item, new issues of coins and banknotes. Competitions, including general knowledge quizzes maintain a full evening. The annual meeting is generally held every July. The December meeting is a social evening for Family and friends with guest speakers from members and other societies.
History of the Morwell Numismatic Society
The club held its inaugural meeting on the 17 May 1965 with President Derrick Darby and Secretary Kevin Barr.
The club issued its first newsletter on 18 October 1965, with a membership of 54 at the time.
The Society has one life member and continues to be a regular contributor at Art & Craft and Collectable shows and expos.
In 2015 the club celebrated its 50th Anniversary and continues to keenly promote the hobby to the wider public.
A newsletter is sent out every month with articles on coins and notes. The newsletter includes information on meeting place, time and date, and other news items pertaining to the hobby.
Members also receive a copy of the Victorian Numismatic Journal, a joint publication issued quarterly in conjunciton with other Victorian numismatic societies.
Identification and information of coins and notes will be undertaken by members for free. A great variety of books are in the hands of members to help with research and valuations.
Morwell Numismatic Society Office Holders
|Mr Derrick Darby||1965 - 1970||Mr Kevin Barr||1965 - 1967|
|Mr George Ulph||1970 - 1971||Mr Ivan McFarlane||1967- 1969|
|Mr Kevin Barr||1971 – 1978||Mrs M Schultz||1969 – 1971|
|Mr Michael Wade||1978 - 1982||Mr Derrick Darby||1971 - 1978|
|Mr Jack Hewson||1982 - 1983||Mr Kevin Barr||1978 – 1983|
|Mr Jim Parise||1983 - 1985||Mr Tilo Junge||1983 - 1985|
|Mr Eugene Binz||1985 - 1988||Mr Dick Junge||1985 - 2001|
|Mr Peter Hill||1988 - 1996||Mr Gary Patten||2001 - 2004|
|Mr Frank Pye||1996 - 2002||Mr Colin Cook||2004 -2008|
|Mr Peter Newell||2002 - 2006||Mr Tony Hoffman||2008 - 2011|
|Mr Gary Patten||2006 - 2011||Mrs Jill Holloway||2011 - 2013|
|Mr Tilo Junge||2011 -||Mr Vince Verheyen||2013 -|
Contact the Morwell Numismatic Society
The Morwell Numismatic Society can be reached using the contact form on this page. Alternatively you can mail us as the following address:
Morwell Numismatic Society
PO Box 432
Moe, Vic 3825
Download our membership form here.