Welcome to Sovereign Rarities, a London based numismatic dealership, comprised of a team of experienced specialists who, with over one hundred years of experience are proud to offer their clients a professional and traditional service.

We are dealers in coins of exceptional quality and rarity, encompassing the Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods, British and World coins, Indian and Islamic coins, Commemorative Medals, and Numismatic Books.  Our dedicated team of specialists are passionate about their respective subjects, and welcome enquiries from anyone wishing to buy, sell or auction a single coin or group or seek advice about numismatics.

Our aim is simple: to offer our collectors the highest quality material available, and to provide professional advice and a bespoke personal service.  Our experienced team of specialists are on hand to answer your enquiries, and are in regular attendance at numismatic conventions both in the U.K. and around the world.

Sovereign Rarities is a proud member of the British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) and abide by their code of ethics so you can have confidence in buying from us knowing that all of our coins have been carefully and professionally researched. We also work in conjunction with museums and other academic institutions and societies to promote the study of numismatics.

We are based in Mayfair in central London, where you are welcome to come and view our stock.  Please visit us, or phone or email us; we look forward to welcoming you.


Highlights

Charles II 1673 Half-Guinea
Charles II (1660-85), gold Half-Guinea, 1673, second laureate head right, legend surrounding, CAROLVS.II. DEI. GRATIA, toothed borde...
PRICE
£1,650
Ireland, Henry VIII Groat issue with Jane Seymour
Ireland, Henry VIII (1509-47), silver Groat, first harp issue with Jane Seymour (1536-37), long cross fourchee over crowned quartere...
PRICE
£600
George III 1806 Third-Guinea
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1806, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
PRICE
£750
Stephen Penny Watford type Lincoln, Ailred
Stephen (1135-54), silver Penny, Watford type (c.1136-45), Lincoln Mint, Moneyer Ailred, crowned bust with sceptre right, Latin lege...
PRICE
£475
Elizabeth II 2007 proof Half-Sovereign PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Half-Sovereign, 2007, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin...
PRICE
£225
Henry VI, first reign Halfgroat, Calais pinecone mascle issue
Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), silver Halfgroat of Twopence, pinecone mascle issue (1430-34), Calais Mint, facing crowned bust, wi...
PRICE
£250
Victoria 1839 proof Sovereign, plain edge, PR63 DCAM, inverted die axis
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Proof Sovereign, 1839, first young head left, W.W. raised on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date b...
PRICE
£13,750
George III 1788 Droz Halfpenny
George III (1760-1820), Pattern silver plated copper Halfpenny, 1788, late Soho, engraved by Jean Pierre Droz, long haired laureate ...
PRICE
£650
Robert II Halfgroat, Perth Mint, last M of obverse legend absent
Scotland, Robert II (1371-90), silver Half-Groat, Perth Mint, crowned head left, sceptre before with small star at base of handle, t...
PRICE
£450
Charles II, Coronation, 1661.
Charles II, Coronation, 1661, Medal by Thomas Simon, crowned and draped bust right, CAROLVS. II. D.G. ANG. SCO. FR. ET. HI. REX., re...
PRICE
£750
William IV 1831 Proof Shilling
William IV (1830-37), Proof silver Shilling, 1831, bare head right, legend GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: toothed border...
PRICE
£1,500
Charles I 1642 gold Triple Unite
Charles I (1625-49), gold Triple-Unite of Three Pounds, dated 1642, Oxford Mint, half-length crowned armoured figure of King left, h...
PRICE
£85,000
Victoria 1887 gold Five Pounds MS62+
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Five Pounds, 1887, Jubilee type crowned bust left, J.E.B. initials on truncation, VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: R...
PRICE
£3,750
George II 1746 proof Halfcrown
George II (1727-60), Proof silver Halfcrown, 1746, older laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORG...
PRICE
£7,500
Ireland, George III 1813 Ten Pence
Ireland, George III (1760-1820), silver Ten Pence, Bank of Ireland Token, 1813, laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border...
PRICE
£95
Caracalla, Silver Denarius
Caracalla (A.D. 198-217). Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 210-213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head of Caracalla fa...
PRICE
£80
Wolverhampton Pitt Club, 1813.
Wolverhampton Pitt Club, 1813, Silver Medal by P Wyon after E Bird, bust of Pitt left, RT. HONBLE. WILLIAM PITT WOLVERHAMPTON PITT C...
PRICE
£175
Provence, Louis & Jeanne (1349-62) Demi-Gros
France, Provence, Louis I of Taranto and Jeanne of Naples (1347-62), silver Demi-Gros, L ET I IhR ET SICIL REX, crown in field of fl...
PRICE
£300
Elizabeth I Milled Halfgroat by Mestrelle
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), silver Halfgroat, milled issue by E Mestrelle, undated, first period (1560-24th October 1561), crowned bus...
PRICE
£875
Elizabeth II 2011 proof Sovereign PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Sovereign, 2011, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin lege...
PRICE
£400
Elizabeth II 2006 proof Two-Pounds PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Two-Pounds, 2006, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin leg...
PRICE
£600
Victoria, Diamond Jubilee, 1897.
Victoria (1837-1901), Diamond Jubilee, 1897, Gold Medal by G W de Saulles after T Brock and W Wyon, veiled bust left, VICTORIA ANNVU...
PRICE
£600
Republic of Rhodesia, Double Proof Set, 1970.
Republic of Rhodesia, Double Proof Set, 1970, bronze ½-Cent (2) and Cent (2); cupro-nickel 2 ½-Cents (2), without case of ...
PRICE
£3,000
Ottoman Empire, Gold 25-Kurush, Bursa visit.
Ottoman Empire, Muhammad V (AH 1327-1336 / 1909-1918 AD), Gold 25-Kurush, AH 1327//1, mint visit to Bursa, 1.80g (KM 787; F 63). Goo...
PRICE
£800
George IV 1820 Pattern Sixpence
George IV (1820-30), Pattern silver Sixpence, 1820, first laureate head left, B.P. for engraver Benedetto Pistrucci below neck, lege...
PRICE
£7,500