Orders, Decorations and Medals of Japan

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Links and Other References


Grateful thanks to Dixon Noonan Webb and Morton & Eden, who have allowed the use of images from their catalogues.


Government of Japan Cabinet Office - Decorations and Medals in Japan

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Japan - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4

Xavier Berdaguer - Orders and Medals of Japan (Archived February 2011).

Richard Catalano - Dai Nippon Medals and Badges

David Devine - Rusty Knight's Place: Japan

Ed Haynes - IEPE: Medals of Japan (Archived February 2007)

Jean-Paul LeBlanc - Orders, Decorations and Medals of Japan (Archived July 2014).

Ilja Repetski - World Awards: Japan

Eric Semon - Décorations du Japon

Shoji Sugita - Japanese Orders, Decorations and Medals of Honour

Matthias Volmer - Orders of Japan (Archived April 2005)

Wikipedia - Japanese Honours System

Dai Nippon Medals and Badges - whilst a sales site, there's a lot of good information here if you dig around!

Text References

Barac, B. (2013) Reference Catalogue Orders, Medals and Decorations of the World: Part 111 Silver Book (G-P). OBOL, Zagreb

Catalano, R. (2018) The Imperial Ordinances Establishing Japanese Medals: Part 1: War Medals. Journal of the Orders and Medals Society of America 69(2):4-22.

World Medals Index ODM of Japan Text List Ribbons

Page last updated: 26 May 2018