Stokes & Sons

Various medal and badge manufactures produced value-added tokens for clubs and barbers. A new menu has been created for Stokes & Sons, and a submenu for dies from the Stokes archive. These will be progressively updated.

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NAAC 2019 Sydney Conference

to be held on the weekend of Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 April 2019 at the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies, Macquarie University, with welcome reception Friday 5 April at 4.30pm. The conference will feature local and international speakers covering the topics: ancient, mediaeval, Australian coins and banknotes, medallions and military medals.

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Royal Australian Mint – Free public talk

The Royal Australian Mint is hosting a free public talk on Wednesday 8 August 2018.

In Minting Classic Coins and Australia’s First Coins, Dr Rick Williams will discuss the impressions stamped on coins from Southern Italy in the 6th and 5th centuries BC and how their minting relates to Australia’s first coins – the holey dollar and dumps made in New South Wales in 1813. How do they compare? Can we draw links between the methods used to make them?

When: Wednesday 8 August 2018, 10.30am to 11.15am
Where: Education Room at the Royal Australian Mint, Denison Street, Deakin, ACT.

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Numismatic Association of Australia Councillor Nominations

The NAA is now accepting nominations for Elected Council members. The position enables the bearer to have direct input into the running of the NAA and is a great platform to make a difference to both to the Society and Numismatics in Australia. The term extends for 2 years and if interested email by the 15th of June.

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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Numismatic Association of Australia will be held in Sydney on Monday 16 April 2018, commencing 1pm, at I S Wright, 64 Parramatta Rd, Forest Lodge Ph (02)9264 7555. All members are welcome to attend and can request a copy of the agenda when it comes available.

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Barrie Newman wins 2017 Paul Simon Memorial Award

Congratulations to Barrie Newman on his Paul Simon Memorial Award. Barrie has a unique profile in Australian numismatics; he runs the Adelaide Mint (producing medals), is very active in the Numismatic Society of South Australia, and Barrie plays a key role in the publishing of the NAA journal.

Barrie giving an impromptu acceptance speech at the NAAC2017 dinner (Kelvin Club, Melbourne).

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A numismatic history from Peter Lane

The new publication The Coin Cabinet by Peter Lane, edited by Walter Bloom, was launched at the NAAC2017 welcome on Friday evening (20 October 2017). The Coin Cabinet is a cultural history of the numismatic collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia. It is published in hard cover on art paper with 215 pages and over 200 colour illustrations, and is available from the author for $50 plus postage.

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NAAC2017 a success!

Our seventh biennial conference was held at the Royal Society of Victoria in Melbourne during the weekend (21-22 October 2017) and was very much enjoyed by all. Highlights of the conference were the welcome at the RACV Club, the range of interesting talks and the Saturday evening dinner at the Kelvin Club. The website will be updated to include images of the conference medal and some photo shoots of the conference.

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University of Sydney public lecture

Dr Gil Davis, Director of the Program for Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Macquarie University, will be giving a public lecture The Origins of Money: Silver Sources in the Ancient World at Sydney University on 13 September 2017 commencing 6.30 pm. Dr Davis presents fresh interpretations of lead isotope analyses of Archaic Greek coins based on new data for ore sources from Spain to Iran. For details see Sydney University lecture.

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Numismatic Bibliophile Bonanza at New Zealand Decimal 50 Conference

The Authors with their respective works flanked by the predient’s of the RNSNZ and NSA


Not one but two numismatic publications were launched as part of the Decimal 50 Conference, which was held last weekend in Auckland. The Conference was jointly hosted between the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand (RNSNZ) and the Numismatic Society of Auckland (NSA).

Robert Pepping's most recent publication, New Zealand History Coined

Robert Pepping’s most recent publication, New Zealand History Coined

Robert Pepping has followed up his highly successful 2010 book, New Zealand History Noted, which offered a comprehensive look at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s bank notes, with a new publication, New Zealand History Coined. This new work looks in depth at New Zealand’s pre-decimal coinage from its conception through to final production. The second book launched was Andrew Clifford’s extensive look at the paper issues of New Zealand’s Trading Banks and the country’s early paper currency.

Andrew Clifford’s New Zealand Trading Banks and Early Paper Currency

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