Vespasian (AD69-79) Judea Capta Gold AureusEstimate:$60 000 Vespasian (AD69-79) Judea Capta Gold Aureus
Estimate:$60 000

On January 10, Auction XXXIX, will focus on The Brody Family Collection of Ancient Jewish Coins. The collection began back in the 1980's, when Dr. Martin Brody attended a coin show in Miami, where he met David Hendin, one of America's leading specialists in ancient Jewish coins.

Judea, The Jewish War, Silver ShekelEstimate:$30 000 Judea, The Jewish War, Silver Shekel
Estimate:$30 000

Judea, Bar Kokhna Revolt, Silver SelaEstimate:$60 000 Judea, Bar Kokhna Revolt, Silver Sela
Estimate:$60 000

''The chance meeting peaked my Judaic interest in the coins of our ancestors, and I was hooked,'' explains Brody.

Great Britain, William IV (1830-1837) Proof Gold Sovereign, 1831, by W.Wyon after Francis Chantrey's model/reverse by Johann B. MerlenEstimate:$65 000 Great Britain, William IV (1830-1837) Proof Gold Sovereign, 1831, by W.Wyon after Francis Chantrey's model/reverse by Johann B. Merlen
Estimate:$65 000

As well as this incredible collection of ancient Jewish history, Baldwin's will also be hosting sales on the 11 and 12. The XL sale will focus on ancient and world coins, whilst the XLI features medals and decorations from the Russian Orders.

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