1817 George III (1760-1820), Proof Gold SovereignIn the year that Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee Baldwin’s are delighted to be selling at auction the most British of coin collections. Formed over 34 years by a private collector, the Bentley Collection is the ultimate collection of British gold Sovereigns and is sure to generate interest from collectors and investors alike.

The sale of the first part of this outstanding collection will be held on the 8th May in London and contains over 380 individual lots, all from the Royal Mint when it was based in London. Apart from the extremely rare 1819 Gold Sovereign, part one of the Bentley Collection contains at least one example of every single date issued for currency in the UK, as well as […]

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1867 Victoria Bronze PennyThe first of Baldwin’s ( two official Coinex auctions will be held on the 28th September this year and will include a spectacular selection of Ancient and British Coins, Military and Commemorative Medals and South African Banknotes, Coins and Medals.

Numerous lots in the sale carry some fascinating historical references and are sure to attract a great deal of interest from collectors. Taking place at the CIPFA Conference Centre the auction will be well attended as buyers fly in from around the globe for the Coinex fair arranged by the BNTA.

Auction 70 begins with a beautiful array of Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins. Lot 7, a Thrace, Maroneia (c.386-348 BC), Silver Stater, a very fine piece has […]


Hu Poo- Silver Pattern 1-Tael, Year 29As Baldwin’s celebrated their 25th year of trading in the Orient bidders came out in force to ensure that this pinnacle auction was an outstanding success.

The one day sale achieved an amazing, $5,256,675 (including buyer’s premium,) the highest total of any of Baldwin’s sales in the Orient and a fitting result for our 51st auction.

"It is magnificent to have achieved such a fantastic result from this sale and the perfect outcome to our 51st auction and our celebration of 25 years in the Orient," Edward Baldwin, Baldwin’s Chairman commented after the sale.

Held at The Holiday Inn Golden Mile in Kowloon, in conjunction with the […]


Hu Poo- Silver Pattern 1-Tael, Year 29

Baldwin’s are celebrating their 25th year holding auctions in the Orient this year and this, the 51st auction for the group, is set to be a sale to remember.

The sale, which will be held on the 25th August at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Kowloon, comprises 1064 lots of far eastern and world coins and banknotes, many with exceptional provenance and of extreme rarity.

The Hong Kong Coin Auction group was started in 1986 by B H Lim of Taisei Singapore, Andre de Clermont and Daniel Fearon of Spink, London. Baldwin’s were involved from Auction No 1 as […]

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1937 King George VI Gold Four-Coin SetOffered in its original Royal Mint case, a set of four 1937 Gold, Matt Proof finish coins, commissioned to commemorate the Coronation of King George VI, are sure to be the highlight of the Baldwin’s London auction, due to be held in May 2011.

The set, which carries a weighty estimate of £90,000 — 110,000, is one of only two known sets struck with an experimental matt finish specifically to be used for pre-production promotion of the coins minted by the Royal Mint to commemorate the Coronation of the King in May 1937 […]


Ancient Roman Aureus Probus CoinBaldwin’s are pleased to announce that this years New York Sale, comprising 1378 lots of Ancient, Islamic & World Coins and Russian Coins, Orders & Medals, will be one of the finest offering from the group so far, including some sensational rarities, fresh to the market.

Held on the 5th and 6th January 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, the 25th and 26th New York sales are held in conjunction with the 39th New York International Numismatic Convention […]

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Sold as part of Baldwin’s auction 64-65 on the 4th-5th May, the Bishop’s Wood Hoard of Roman coins was amongst the lots in the Ancient section which opened the second day of the sale. Bishop’s Wood Hoard of Roman Coins Realize £46,964 – Click Image to Enlarge The 1,661 coins and the restored jar that […]


Baldwin’s are delighted to announce the addition of yet another rare collection to their May 2010 auction, to be held on the 4th and 5th May at the CIPFA Conference Centre, Robert Street, London. The Strickland Neville Rolfe collection is an amazingly conserved compilation of Ancient, British and World coins, tokens and Commemorative medals that […]


The 48th Hong Kong Coin Auction is taking place a little earlier than usual this year, in-line with the Hong Kong International Coin Convention and Antique Watch Fair. THAILAND. Rama V: Gold Pattern Set, RS127 (1908); Estimate: US$40,000-50,000 As usual the sale will be held at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Kowloon, Hong Kong, at […]


Held as part of the 38th annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), A.H. Baldwins & Sons New York Sale proved to be a welcome move away from the subdued bidding of 2009. Lot 251, a Constantinus II Solidus, Treveri, which achieved $34,500 USD at 2010 NYINC Auction (Click image for more information) The majority […]