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

Ziyanid, Gold Dinar, Madinat Tilimsan.
Ziyanid, Abu Hamma Musa I (AH 707-718 / 1308-1318), Gold Dinar, Madinat Tilimsan, 4.70g (Album 515). Very fine, rare.
PRICE
£2,200
Antoninus Pius, Gold Aureus
Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161), Gold Aureus. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 147-8. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XI, laureate bust facing ri...
PRICE
£11,000
James I gold Laurel mintmark rose
James I (1603-25), gold Laurel of Twenty Shillings, third coinage (1619-25), third laureate and draped bust left, S style ties at re...
PRICE
£3,000
Capitulation of Towns on the River Meuse, 1702.
Capitulation of Towns on the River Meuse, 1702, Silver Medal by J Croker, bust left, ANNA. DEI. GRA. MAG: BR: FRA: ET. HIB: REG: REG...
PRICE
£600
Germany, Hannover Georg III 1796 1/6-Taler
Germany, Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Georg III (1760-1820), silver 1/6-Taler, 1796, Clauthal mint, GEORG III D G M BRIT F...
PRICE
£170
Henry VI Halfpenny, Calais Mint, Annulet issue (1422-30)
Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), silver Halfpenny, Calais Mint, annulet issue (1422-30), facing crowned portrait, annulet either sid...
PRICE
£80
Zuray’id, Gold Dinar, 'Adan, AH544.
Zuray'id, Muhammad b. Saba' (AH 533-50 / 1138-55 AD), Gold Dinar, 'Adan, AH 544, 2.34g (A 1080). Good very fine.
PRICE
£800
Victoria 1844 Half-Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Half-Farthing, 1844, young filleted head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D:...
PRICE
£110
Victoria Shilling 1854, very rare date
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1854, second young head left, type A3, plain truncation, legend VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIA...
PRICE
£1,950
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, Gold Quarter Stater
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Gold Quarter Stater. Mint of Amphipolis, struck c. 330-320 B.C. Head ...
PRICE
£1,900
George III 1797 Proof Penny
George III (1760-1820), copper Proof Penny, 1797, laureate and draped bust right, eleven leaves in wreath, K.: raised on truncation ...
PRICE
£950
Phoenicia, Byblos, 'Ozba'al, Silver Shekel
Phoenicia, Byblos, 'Ozba'al (c. 400-365 B.C.), Silver Shekel. Three hoplites, wearing armour and holding shields, on a gall...
PRICE
£1,200
Victoria 1844 Half-Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Half-Farthing, 1844, young filleted head left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BR...
PRICE
£110
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, Gold Solidus
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine (A.D. 613-641), Gold Globular Solidus. Mint of Carthage. D N ERACLIO ET ERA CON P P, facing bu...
PRICE
£500
Scotland Alexander III Penny, type Mb
Scotland, Alexander III (1249-86), silver Penny or Sterling, second coinage (c.1280-86), type Mb, crowned head left, large face, com...
PRICE
£250
Barbados, 1792 Halfpenny
Barbados, St James, Sir Philip Gibbes, Restrike Copper Proof Halfpenny Token, 1792, Soho mint, head left, wearing plumed crown and e...
PRICE
£450
Ikhshidid, Gold Dinar, Filastin, AH358.
Ikhshidid, Ahmad b. 'Ali (AH 357-358h / 968-969 AD), Gold Dinar, Filastin, AH 358, 3.42g (Album 678). Uncirculated and scarce. ...
PRICE
£1,950
Ayyubid, Gold ½-Dinar, al-Qahira, AH640.
Ayyubid, Al-Salih Ayyub in Egypt (AH 637-47 / 1239-49 AD), Gold ½-Dinar, citing al-Mustansir, al-Qahira, AH 640, 2.21g (Balog -...
PRICE
£3,000
Kingdom of Macedon, Perseus, Silver Tetradrachm
Kingdom of Macedon, Perseus (179-168 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Pella or Amphipolis, struck c.173-171 B.C. Diademed head fa...
PRICE
£3,500
Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt, Silver Zuz
Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), Silver Zuz. Attributed to year 3 (A.D. 134/5). Paleo-Hebrew legend 'Simon' withi...
PRICE
£1,200
Sumatra, Keping, 1787.
Sumatra, East India Company, copper Keping, 1787, straight milled edge (KM 257.1; Pr 19). Sharply struck, light scratches in fields,...
PRICE
£75
George I 1723 WCC Shilling
George I (1714-27), silver Shilling, 1723 W.C.C., initials of the Welsh Copper Company under second laureate and draped bust right, ...
PRICE
£5,000
Victoria 1887 S Sovereign DISH S2
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1887, Sydney, Australia Mint, Golden Jubilee style bust facing left, small crown and veil on h...
PRICE
£2,000
Octavian, Silver Denarius
Octavian, Silver Denarius. Uncertain Italian mint (Brundisium or Rome?), struck c. 29-27 B.C. Laureate head of Octavian, as Apollo, ...
PRICE
£2,200
Richard II Noble, Tower Mint, type IVa
Richard II (1377-99), gold Noble, Tower Mint, type IVa, obverse legend with scallop shell after DI and GRA, pellet on rudder? King s...
PRICE
£7,500