This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.
The Central Ohio Numismatic Association, which traces its history to the formation of the Columbus Numismatic Society in 1906, has issued a wooden nickel to mark its Labor Day weekend coin show.
The obverse shows a Native American and the legend, “Central Ohio Numismatic Association – Since 1906.” The reverse bears the words, “Celebrating Over 100 Years of Collecting” and “2011” surrounding the show details in the center.
The club produced a total of 1,500 woods. They are available at two for $1 and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The club’s address is CONA, Box 1561, Dublin, Ohio 43017.