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Best Medal Dealers – How To Buy Medals For Your Collection

After you have been a medal collector for a while, you discover the best medal dealers and leaders in the medal collecting industry. You will then end up knowing the people and organizations listed below. Most of these dealers also have been kind enough to share pictures and info about exposition medals with us..

Where to Buy Medals of Expositions and World’s Fairs?

Numismagram offers exceptional works of medallic art that are both museum quality and expertly researched. He has exposition medals also.
The History Bank Store – valuable source of info and medals of the US Expositions. Blog also. World’s Columbian Exposition expert.
SC Tokens – – the first and only website dedicated exclusively to South Carolina tokens, medals, and other miscellaneous collectibles.
Bob Berman – coins-tokens-medals – this ebay seller has a good selection of quality so called dollars, expo official and award medals.
Historical-Rarities-N-Collectibles – has very top quality medals and so-called dollars.
Art Medals Paris France – Selling Medals for about seventy years. In our eBay stores, you will find a wide range of Quality World Art Medals, Historical Medals as well as other collectibles. Beautiful medals, real pieces of art and Gift ideas!
Stacks has wonderful medal auctions.
Heritage has wonderful medal actions.
Early American Has auctions several times a year.

Ebay -This is where most medal collectors start (and keep) buying.
World’s Fair Auction Souvenirs and Historical Pieces From All Fairs 1851 – 1992
COINSHEET Numismatic Directory is a comprehensive worldwide resource for coin and currency related websites.
Etsy – has medals for sale also.

 Medal Collecting Reference Web Sites

Favorite Links For Collecting Medals. Some are for reference and some are dealers. Great resources for your medal collections resources.
Medal Collectors is a club dedicated to the study artistic and historical medals
E-Sylum The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is an educational association
Expo Medals examples of award medals of US Expositions
So Called Dollars Information source for coin collectors of so-called dollars  identify so-called dollars as listed in the major reference book So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hibler and Charles V. Kappen
The History Bank Store Check out their blog

Non dealer contributors include: Sean Murphy, Though not a dealer, Ron Abler specializes in 1876 Centennial medals and tokens. He has catalogued over 900 examples so far, and is working on a book for future publication. Ron welcomes questions and comments about these 1876 medals and tokens. He can be contacted at

If you know of any good links, please let me know. Contact info on home page.
Robert Fowler, medal collector email