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World Fair Exposition Coins
« on: July 12, 2017, 12:20:44 AM »
Hi..
 I wanted to introduce my new obsession or coin theme I started collecting..
World Expo (world fair exposition)
They are not much out there.. but some keep on popping up  every now and then .. below are what I managed to collect so far.. if you know any other..or how  to search for them .. please let me know...
South Korea 1000 Won... 2012 Yeosu Expo.. KM#127
USA 1892 half dollar Columbus Columbian Exposition Chicago
USA 1893 half dollar Columbus Columbian Exposition Chicago
Japan 100 Yen 1970 Osaka Expo.
Japan 100 Yen 1975 Okinawa Expo
Japan 100 Yen 19
China 1 Yuan 2010 Shanghai Expo.
Italy 2 Euro 2015 Milan Expo.
And today I found
South Korea  1993 TAEJON EXPO 6 coins    different metals

So? ::)

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World Fair Exposition Coins
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2017, 05:12:35 AM »
You forgot to add coin issued by Germany commemorating Hanover Expo... ;)

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Re: World Fair Exposition Coins
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2017, 06:12:52 AM »
I searched UK eBay for 'World fair tokens' and got 181 results see here

I then searched 'expo tokens' and got 97 results see here

'Worlds fair medals' gives even more results with 260 results while 'expo medals' gets 225 results

You may fair even better on US eBay...
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2017, 06:33:27 AM »
The next step is to search Google images for Worlds fair medals...
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Re: World Fair Exposition Coins
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2017, 12:48:12 PM »
You forgot to add coin issued by Germany commemorating Hanover Expo... ;)

Aditya

Thank you for the addition I shall look for it :)

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Re: World Fair Exposition Coins
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2017, 12:51:26 PM »
I searched UK eBay for 'World fair tokens' and got 181 results see here

I then searched 'expo tokens' and got 97 results see here

'Worlds fair medals' gives even more results with 260 results while 'expo medals' gets 225 results

You may fair even better on US eBay...

yeah i have found alot of tokens and medals indeed , i am focusing on the money coins .
some of the tokens and medals i found are beautiful.

i shall look for them as well as step two

do you know that i also collect stamps and soda cans with EXPO logos ! lol

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Re: World Fair Exposition Coins
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2017, 01:02:04 PM »