Team

Every collector needs a trusted advisor. On a daily-basis, specialists at Baldwin’s assemble and research numismatic wonders from around the world. 

Wherever your interest lies, we have the expert for you.


Our Specialist Advisors


NEIL PAISLEY

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Neil specializes in British hammered and milled coins. Over the years, cataloged and auctioned many important sales including the Alderley Collection of Pennies, an auction that held the World Record for the most expensive copper or bronze coin sold at auction. He is a graduate of Manchester Grammar where he studied History, Latin and Classical Civilisation.

CHRIS TYRIMOS

NUMISMATIST

Chris specializes in British coins at Baldwin’s. He has since broadened his knowledge base to encompass Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Hammered and Milled coins. He is a graduate of Queen Mary University where he studied History.

DOMINIC CHORNEY

NUMISMATIST

Dominic is an expert in ancient coins and provides advice on Greek and Iron Age coinage. He is a graduate of Cardiff University, where he studied archaeology, and the University of Warwick, where he earned a master’s degree in Ancient Visual and Material Culture.

ABIGAIL DELGADO

NUMISMATIST

Abigail discovered a fond interest in historical artifacts and world history when she worked at The British Museum. She is a graduate of Westminster University, where she studied Psychology.

MARK SMITH

MEDALLIST

A familiar face to many in the UK, Mark is also the Resident Arms and Militaria specialist on the BBC’s Antique Roadshow and is widely regarded as the foremost medals and orders specialist in the country. He specializes in Military Medals from all eras. He is a graduate of UCL, where he earned a master’s degree in Museum Studies.

JEREMY CHEEK

SPECIALIST CONSULTANT

Jeremy has been the Honorary Numismatic Consultant to the Royal Collection since 2008. He has worked with both Sotheby’s and Christie’s, for whom he carried out valuations and organised joint auctions both in the UK and overseas. He is also a member of The Western Front Association and The Orders and Medals Research Society.

RICHARD GLADDLE

NUMISMATIC CONSULTANT

Richard specialises in British coins – particularly Gold Hammered Medieval and later, European Coins and ‘Paranumismatics’ (tokens and medallions). He is a graduate of St. Andrews University and a member of the British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) and the British Numismatic Society (BNS).

ELISA LOCATI

OFFICE COORDINATOR

Elisa is a graduate of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the University of Leicester. She is a member of the International Council of Museums and volunteers at the Wimbledon Windmill Museum, The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, the National Trust, the Norman Plastow Gallery and the Museum of Wimbledon.

EDWARD BALDWIN

CONSULTANT

Edward has an encyclopedic knowledge of the world of numismatics and is a member of the Royal Numismatic Society, the British Numismatic Society and the Russian Numismatic Society. He is the longest-standing member of the Baldwin’s team, having joined the family business in 1970 after graduating from Edinburgh University where he studied modern languages, ancient history and archaeology.




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