Spink have decided to give up their retail coins operation in order to focus all efforts on auctions and private treaty sales.
"We are not going to stock a large inventory
of low-value coins but we'll continue to have great coins on offer
in the showroom for private treaty," said a spokesman. "Spink will
continue to be a buyer of top-quality rare and important
Meanwhile, they have hired former Bonhams specialist Edouard
Wyngaard to help develop the coins auction business and have taken
on three numismatic experts in Hong Kong to boost their coins and
banknotes business in the region.