July 6, 2017 – The Royal Mint has made an equity investment in Sovereign Rarities Limited. The decision by The Royal Mint to invest is part of the business’s 5 year plan to grow in the collector services market.
Sovereign Rarities is a London based numismatic dealership, comprised of a team of numismatic specialists, collectively with over one hundred years of experience. Sovereign Rarities is a proud member of the British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) and also works in conjunction with museums and other academic institutions and societies to promote the study of numismatics.
The Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1,000 years. Anne Jessopp, Director of Consumer Coin at The Royal Mint confirms “The collaboration with Sovereign Rarities Limited supports the strategic direction in which The Royal Mint is keen to progress. Both our businesses will be working to accelerate opportunities within this specialist area”.
Ian Goldbart, Managing Director of Sovereign Rarities commented, “I am delighted to welcome The Royal Mint as a shareholder. It makes perfect sense for us to strengthen the tie with The Royal Mint, especially as a substantial proportion of the coins we deal with were in fact produced over the last 1,000 years by The Royal Mint”.
To learn more about Ian Goldbart and Sovereign Rarities, have a look at our article about the London coin market.
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