Various Badges
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Exposition Badges & Medals
Since there were so many expositions held across the country, there is a huge array of
these commemorative medals, so a comprehensive list would be daunting. Generally
speaking, many are cheaply made; however, some have had real thought put behind the

The major post-WW2 exposition was the 1970 Osaka Expo. Medals from this event are so
plentiful that they can be said to be almost worthless. There are a few varieties that are
harder to find, but they are not usually prized by collectors. When found, the prices are low.
That being said, a very small number of .750 gold pieces were made, and of course these
are valuable.
1970 Osaka Exposition