BALDWIN’S are to sell the most complete collection of British gold sovereigns, formed over 34 years, with the first tranche being offered on May 8 in London.
The 380-lot sale of the Bentley Collection
Part One will consist of sovereigns from the Royal Mint when it was
based in London, dating from George III to the present reign. The
sale will include at least one example of every single date issued
for currency in the UK, as well as many pattern and proof
The extremely rare 1819 sovereign, billed as
the finest known specimen in private hands, will be offered for
sale in Part Three of the collection, in May 2013.