The Green Room

Welcome to the Baldwin’s Green Room, here we showcase a selection of videos from our YouTube Channel. From storage tips to what to look for when buying a coin or medal, our experts offer advice and also showcase some of the more interesting items to come through our doors.

One of the most iconic ancient coin designs:
This tetradrachm was minted in Ephesus in Ionia, Numismatist Dominic Chorney explores its three major design elements.
Coin experts answer your collecting questions:
What is the most expensive coin we’ve sold? Our experts answer all your questions about coin collecting, dealing and more in this Q and A.
From takeoff to landing:
Expert Mark Smith studies a detailed account of 62 Operational Sorties flown by Warrant Officer Charles Hewitt Eyre DFC, a navigator who flew with 540 Squadron RAF.
A conversation with Medal Expert Mark Smith:
Baldwin’s Mark Smith, military museum curator and specialist in military medals, speaks to Dominic Chorney about his long career in studying and collecting medals and orders.
The Charles II Two Guinea Piece:
Take an in-depth look at one of the best milled gold coins in Baldwin’s inventory in this video with our specialists.
The Importance of Provenance:
In this video Mark Smith shows us how the medal itself is rarely the true gauge of value. It is the story behind it and the research that goes in to that story that can often provide us with the greatest prize.
Antiques Roadshow expert explains WW1 medals:
Baldwin’s Military Medal Specialist Mark Smith MA examines the campaign medals presented to the 10 million Commonwealth, Allied and British servicemen who fought in the trenches from 4 August 1914 to 11 November 1918.
A Silver Coin of Boudicca?
We examine a mysterious Celtic coin of the Iceni Tribe, and investigate why pinning a date on these Iron Age coins can be quite complicated.

Our YouTube channel is frequently updated with new videos answering frequently asked questions and giving collectors a behind-the-scenes look at Baldwin’s world-famous coin room. For all of the latest content, and to be alerted when new videos appear, visit us on YouTube and subscribe to the channel.