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.


Victoria 1867 Half-Sovereign, die number 20
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half Sovereign, 1867, die number 20, second young head left, type A2, date below, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, to...
Victoria 1887 gold Five-Pounds
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Five Pounds, 1887, Jubilee type crowned bust left, J.E.B. initials on truncation, VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: R...
Queen Charlotte, Coronation, 1761.
Queen Charlotte, Coronation, 1761, Bronze Medal by L Natter, draped bust right, CHARLOTTA D.G. M. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REGINA., rev the ...
George III 1816 Three Shillings Bank Token MS63
George III (1760-1820), silver Bank Token of Three Shillings, 1816, second laureate head right, Latin legend GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA...
Victoria 1839/43 proof Halfpenny, unusual overdate
Victoria (1837-1901), Bronzed Proof copper Halfpenny, 1839, 39 of date struck over 43, young filleted head left, W:W. on truncation,...
Elizabeth II 1992 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold Five-Pounds 1992, crowned head right, RDM incuse on truncation for designer Raphael Maklouf, Latin legen...
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...
Elagabalus, Silver Denarius
Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate and draped bust facing right, rev. VIC...
Tiberius, Gold Aureus
Tiberius (A.D. 14-37), Gold Aureus. Mint of Lugdunum. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head facing right, rev. PONTIF MAXIM...
George III 1817 Half-Sovereign
George III (1760-1820), gold Half-Sovereign, 1817, engraved by Benedetto Pistrucci, laureate head right, date below, legend GEORGIVS...
Russia, Nicholas II 1915 5-Kopeks
Russia, Nicholas II (1894-1917), Silver 5-Kopeks, 1915 BC, Petrograd mint, imperial eagle, rev. value and date within wreath (KM Y 1...
Charles I 1645 Newark Shilling
Charles I (1625-49), silver obsidional Newark Shilling, 1645, Royal crown, C to left, R to right, denomination below in Roman numera...
George I 1726 Guinea
George I (1714-27), gold Guinea, 1726, fifth laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS D. G. M. BR....
William and Mary 1690 GRETIA Halfcrown
William and Mary (1688-94), silver Halfcrown, 1690, GRETIA error, first conjoined busts right, legend surrounding, GVLIELMVS. ET. MA...
George I 1717 gold Guinea, ex Slaney Collection
George I (1714-27), gold Guinea, 1717, third laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS. D. G. M. BR...
Commonwealth 1649 gold Crown
Commonwealth (1649-60), gold Crown of Five Shillings, 1649, variety without stops by mint mark or value, English shield within laure...
George II 1730 Proof Farthing
George II (1727-60), copper Proof Farthing, 1730, laureate and cuirassed bust left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEO...
Philip & Mary Shilling, undated
Philip & Mary (1554-1558), Silver Shilling, undated issue with full titles, profile busts facing each other, crown above, Latin ...
George II 1736 Guinea, second young head
George II (1727-60), gold Guinea, 1736, second young laureate head left, legend GEORGIVS. II . DEI. GRATIA. toothed border around ri...
George III 1787 Proof Shilling PR62
George III (1760-1820), silver Proof Shilling, 1787, struck in fine silver, laureate and cuirassed bust right, legend surrounding wi...
Honorius, Gold Solidus
Honorius (A.D. 393-423), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople, struck A.D. 397-402. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmete...
Edward I Farthing London
Edward I (1272-1307), silver Farthing, London Mint, class 10, facing crowned bust in beaded circle, initial mark cross pattee and le...
William IV 1831 copper Farthing, first reverse CGS75
William IV (1830-37), copper Farthing, 1831, first reverse with raised line on saltire cross of shield, bare head right, W.W. incuse...
Victoria 1852 Shilling
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1852, second young head left, legend VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:, toothed bord...
George III 1808 Third-Guinea
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1808, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...