Gold Sovereigns that spans 525 years. The Hemisphere Collection at Baldwin’s auctions

February 24, 2014 in Antique Coins, British Coins, Coins, Collecting, English Coins, Gold, Gold Coins, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, World Coins

By: Yareah Magazine February 23rd, 2014 (

A collection of Gold Sovereigns that spans 525 years, 15 Monarchs and seven mints, will be offered for sale by London based auctioneers, A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, on Thursday 8th May 2014. The comprehensive date collection of 394 Sovereigns from the earliest hammered examples to modern milled is entitled The Hemisphere Collection and follows hot on the heels of The Bentley Collection of British Gold Sovereigns, sold by Baldwin’s during 2013 for £3,994,638.

Formed over 10 years from 2003, the current owner’s fascination with the history of the Sovereign has culminated in the only private collection known to the auction house that contains examples of each and every monarch for the Sovereign denomination.

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The Hemisphere Collection will be offered as a single sale in London on Thursday 8 May 2014. The catalogue will be available to view online at  and online biding with no additional premium is available through the services of

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