About Nova Numismatics

Nova Numismatics is a full service organization dedicated exclusively to Colonial, Early State, Pre-Federal, Early American, Hard Times, Merchant, Civil War, and Scrip coinages and tokens.

Whether you’re a collector of 18th century Colonials or Coppers, 19th century store cards, coal mining scrip, lumber tokens, transportation tokens, soda tokens, or other types of exonumia, you are likely to find interesting specimens available for acquisition, as well as a wealth of numismatic articles.

For those who are just getting started at exploring more about tokens and exonumia, there are also articles for beginning numismatists as well.

Whatever your reason for visiting, it’s with sincerest wishes that you find something of interest.

Comments and suggestions for improving the site are always welcome.


About Aaron Packard

nyc-subwayOver 25 YEARS OF NUMISMATICS – Aaron Packard began his interest in Numismatics as a young child when he was introduced to it by his grandfather. His passion grew, and by the time he was in high school, he was selling coins and medals at flea markets and swap meets.

He is the author of hundreds of research papers in the fields of numismatics and exonumia, including essays about the people who issued them and the public who used them. His specialties include coins of 17th-Century England, Pre-Revolutionary Russia, the North American Colonial Period, Pre-Federal States Issues, Early American Coppers, Political Medals, and tokens of the 19th-Century Hard Times, Merchant, and Civil War Eras.

Aaron Packard is a proud member of the following numismatic societies and organizations:

  • American Numismatic Association
  • Virginia Numismatic Association
  • Maryland Token and Medal Society
  • Florida Token Society
  • Colonial Coin Collectors Club
  • Token and Medal Society
  • Civil War Token Society
  • American Vecturist Association
  • National Scrip Collectors Association
  • Alexandria Coin Club
  • Numismatic Society

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