International Association of Professional Numismatists – IAPN


The IAPN was founded in 1951 in Geneva. Today more than 114 numismatic firms are in membership, situated in all five continents and twenty-three countries. These professional numismatists will be pleased to help you with any questions you have concerning your collection of coins, medals, tokens, paper-money or decorations.

Please, have a look at the membership list and find a dealer near you or a numismatists with the primary field of expertise you are or have been looking for. Every member has to follow the strict rules of the IAPN, like a life-time guarantee for the authenticity of sold pieces. So, when contacting a member of the IAPN you can be sure will be treated seriously.

The objectives of the Association are the development of a healthy and prosperous numismatic trade conducted according to the highest standards of business ethics and commercial practice, the encouragement of scientific research and the propagation of numismatics, and the creation of lasting and friendly relations amongst professional numismatists throughout the world.

Membership is vested in numismatic firms, or in numismatic departments of other commercial institution, and not in individuals. Today there are more than 110 numismatic member firms, situated in five continents and twenty-one countries. the General Assembly is the supreme organ of the Association, and this is convened annually, normally in a different country.