Coin and Auction Market in Great Britain
Steve Hill, Director of British Coins, A.H. Baldwin & Sons
Interviewer: David Lisot
Mr. Hill is English coin director for Baldwin’s of London. He explains the importance of the London Coin Fair and the auction they hold in conjunction with the convention. He communicates what coins are trading and the different kinds of collectors. He also talks about the upcoming Prospero Collection of ancient coins to be sold later this year.
Copyright © November, 2011
London Coin Fair
November 19, 2011
The London Coin Fair has been held for more than 30 years in the London area and currently takes place three times a year. The convention is a gathering for coin, medal, token, and paper money collectors and dealers with an interest in items from the past. Several factors have taken place recently affecting the coin hobby in London including a change of ownership of the London Coin Fair as well as major swings in the local economy.