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.


Elizabeth II 1981 proof Five-Pounds PR68 DEEP CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds, 1981, crowned head right by designer Arnold Machin, Latin legend and toothed border s...
Elizabeth I gold Ship Ryal continental imitation
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), gold Ship Ryal of Fifteen Shillings, Continental issue struck contemporaneously with the English for circul...
Edward I Penny rose on breast
Edward I (1272-1307), silver long cross Penny, class 7a (c.1292-96), London Mint, facing crowned bust, rose on breast, Latin legend ...
Victoria 1875H Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Farthing, 1875H, Heaton Mint, laureate "bun style" bust left, 4 berries in wreath, legend and...
Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius
Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius. Minted in Asia, struck 48-47 B.C. Diademed head of Venus facing right, rev. CAESAR, Aeneas advancing...
Henry VI Noble, annulet issue
Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, Tower Mint, Annulet Issue (c.1422-30), King standing i...
Pertinax, AE Sestertius
Pertinax (A.D. 193), AE Sestertius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 193. IMP CAES PHELV - PERTINAX AVG, laureate head of Pertinax facing r...
Muwahhid/Muwahhid style, Gold Dinar mule.
Muwahhid/Muwahhid style, Gold Dinar, obv. Abu Abd Allah Muhammad (AH 610-20 / 1213-24 AD), rev. Abu Hafs Umar (AH 646-65 / 1266-69 A...
Q. Cassius Longinus, Silver Denarius
Q. Cassius Longinus (55 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. Q CASSIVS - VEST, veiled head of Libertas facing right, rev. temple of...
Anglo Gallic, Edward III Guyennois d'Or, third issue, Bordeaux
Edward III (1327-77), gold Guyennois D'Or, third issue, (c.1362), Bordeaux Mint, armoured crowned figure of King walking right, ...
Durrani, Gold Mohur.
Afghanistan, Durrani Shahs, Ahmad Shah (1747-72), Gold Mohur, Ahmadnagar Farrukhabad, AH 1173//14, 11.16g (KM 105). Ex-mount, cleane...
Scotland James V gold Crown of 20 Shillings
Scotland, James V (1513-42), gold Abbey Crown of Twenty Scottish Shillings, struck in 21 carat gold at Holyrood House, second coinag...
James I gold Half-Laurel mintmark lis on obverse only
James I (1603-25), gold Half-Laurel of Ten Shillings, third coinage (1619-25), fourth laureate and draped bust left, straight ties a...
Victoria 1895 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1895, older veiled bust left, T.B. below for engraver Thomas Brock, Latin legend and toothed...
Scotland, James VI 1569 Two-Third Ryal
Scotland, James VI (1567-1625), silver Two Thirds Ryal of Twenty Scottish Shillings, 1569, crowned Scottish arms, crowned I to left,...
Richard II Hardi d'Argent, lion in first quarter of reverse
Richard II (1377-99), silver Hardi d'Argent of one sterling, King half-length facing crowned with finger pointing, sword resting...
Victoria 1874 Shilling
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1874, upper serif to 4, die number 55, third young filleted head left, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BR...
William IV 1831 Proof Half-Sovereign
William IV (1830-37), gold Proof Half-Sovereign, 1831, struck on the small size flan, bare head right, legend and toothed border sur...
Almoravid, Gold ½-Dinar.
Almoravid, Abu Bakr b. 'Umar (AH 448-80 / 1056-87 AD), Gold ½-Dinar, no mint or date, 2.14g (Album -; Hazard -). Edge clipp...
Australia Victoria 1857 Sydney Half-Sovereign
Australia, Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half-Sovereign, Sydney Branch Mint, 1857, second young head left with wreath of banksia in hai...
Elizabeth II 1988 Maundy set
Elizabeth II (1952-), silver Maundy set, 1988, Four, Three, Two and One New Pence, each with young laureate head of Queen right, leg...
Judaea, Bar Kokhba Revolt, Silver Sela, Year 2
Judaea, Bar Kokhba Revolt (132-135 CE), Silver Sela. Dated year 2 (133/4 CE). Paleo-Hebrew legend ('Simon'), tetrastyle fa...
Antonia, AE Dupondius
Antonia Minor (Mother of Claudius), AE Dupondius. Mint of Rome, struck under Claudius c. A.D. 41-50. ANTONIA - AVGVSTA, draped bust ...
Charles I Shilling mm harp
Charles I (1625-49), silver Shilling, Tower Mint, Group D, fourth smaller crowned bust left completely within inner circle, bust 4, ...
Richard II silver Halfpenny, later style III, London
Richard II (1377-99), silver Halfpenny, London Mint, later style with fishtail letters, facing crowned bust with rounded chest in be...