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Our Achievements

Our international reputation, built up over many years of trading, make us ideally placed to handle the sale of numismatic collections both large and small. We work tirelessly with vendors on an individual basis to ensure we always acheive the best possible results.

Our world-class team of specialists have guided thousands - whether a first-time seller or an experienced dealer - right through from initial contact to after the sale. Our in-house marketing team also conduct strategic demographic and geographical campaigns prior to every auction we hold, ensuring that we provide a service that cannot be found anywhere else in the numismatic community.

The more people that know about your item/s or collection, the more it will make. This 360 approach has time and time again resulted in some of the biggest prices realised ever seen, and Baldwin's are the current holders of a number of World Record prices achieved at auction.





Sep 2015

Victoria Proof Set 1839

The famous 1939 Victoria Proof Set containing 15 Gold, Silver and Copper coins, all graded as the finest the NGC had ever seen, and with a provenance that went back to a sale in 1856 where it sold for £10 and 10 shilling. Current World Record for a British Proof Set.




Sep 2015

Hong Kong Trade Dollar

This Hong Kong Trade Dollar was sold for a record breaking price at our auction in London, breaking the record that had been set only 4 months previously at our auction in London. Current World Record for a Hong Kong Trade Dollar.



May 2016

Lavrillier Pattern 1933 Penny

The 1933 Lavrillier Pattern Penny captured the imagination of many, and its sale was reported in national press around the world. Current World Record for a Penny.



$3.25 million

Jan 2012

Pantikaipaion Gold Stater

From the magnificent Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek coins - regarded as one of the greatest masterpieces of ancient coinage and one of the most spectacular numismatic objects to survive from the classical world.Current World Record for an Ancient Greek coin.



May 2014

King Edward VIII, Gold Proof Sovereign, 1937

The only single example of its kind, sold as part of the Hemisphere Collection of Gold Sovereigns.. Current World Record for any Royal Mint coin






Notable Collections

As well as many record-breaking individual items, Baldwin's has also sold hundreds of very high-profile collections all over the world. We work tirelessly to ensure that the right collections are sold in the right markets, and our international presence enables us to target the right buyer's in the right place.




New York, Jan 2012


The magnificent Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek Coins was sold to a packed room at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, New York. The white glove sale featured a number of key items that had rarely been seen on the market, and featured the World Record for a Ancient Greek Gold Coin when the Pantakaipon Gold Stater sold for an incredible $3.25 million.






London, Sep 2013


The David Fore Collection of Coins of British India was sold over the course of three days, a world-class collection regarded as the most comprehensive of its kind. It attracted buyers from all corners of the globe, and was heavily publicised across the world.






London, May & Sep 2012


The Bentley Collection of British Milled Sovereigns was undoubtedly the finest collection of its type ever sold at auction, packed with many unique varieties and incredibly rare items, many of which had not appeared on the market for decades.






 If you're looking to sell your item/s or collection at one of our high-profile auctions in London, New York or Hong Kong, you can get in touch today by clicking here. Our world-class team of specialists will guide you through the entire process.

Alternatively, you can call our auction team direct on +44 (0) 20 7930 9808 or email

For more information, click on any of the links below.




Auctions XXXI, XL & XLI

10-12 January 2017


Treasures of the Gupta Empire

A remarkable new volume

Chronicling one of the most important numismatic periods in the history of India.


Only available in the UK from Baldwin's