Dai Nippon
Medals and Badges
Documenting the wide range of medals, awards, badges, and fobs from imperial Japan (roughly 1874 to 1945).

Start by seeing all the free pages I have by going to the

I would like this site to be as informative as possible, and for that to be successful, I will no doubt need help.
As you will see as you glance through the pages, some of the photos are inadequate and some pages are incomplete.
Little by little I hope to rectify this. If anyone has nice photos that I might be able to use, I would really appreciate it.

Here is a brief introduction to Japanese medals.
Do you have Japanese or
Manchukuo medals to sell?
I am always buying, so
send me an
Last updated:
December 15, 2018
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One-time payment for
VOLUME 1 (12 issues and 1 supplement):
1200 yen

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