The IAPN is a non-profit organisation of the leading international numismatic firms founded 1951. 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.


General Secretary:

Jean-Luc Van der Schueren
14, Rue de la Bourse, BE-1000 Bruxelles (Belgien)
Tel.: +32-2-513 3400 - Fax: +32-2-512 2528
e-Mail: secretary@iapn-coins.org

US Greek MOU Extended Not Expanded

Import restrictions on Greek cultural goods have been extended but not expanded despite the best efforts of the archaeological lobby to include all coins made or potentially found in Greece. (Current restrictions encompass many archaic, classical and provincial types, but exclude Ancient Greek "trade" coins like Athenian Tetradrachms.)

US Cultural Heritage Agreements

Click "more" to see the latest US list of emergency actions, agreements, and Designated Lists of objects subject to import restrictions, as well as amendments and extensions. more »

US Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural property protection on Nevember 30, 2016 more »

45th New York International Numismatic Convention

Many of our member firms will be at the annual 45th New York International Numismatic Convention. Thedates will be January 6, 2017 through Sunday January 15, 2017. more »

New German Cultural Heritage Law

As of August 1, 2016 a new cultural heritage laws go into effect in Germany. Details about these laws can be found (in German) at the following links:



INC and IAPN launch a job portal at CoinsWeekly

The International Numismatic Council and the International Association of Professional Numismatists has created a job portal at MuenzenWoche / CoinsWeekly To help young numismatists find a job, the International Numismatic Council (INC) and the International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN) decided to create a platform where vacancies and applications can be published.