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

George III 1809 Third-Guinea
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1809, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
PRICE
£750
Oliver Cromwell 1658 Shilling
Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), silver Shilling, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, raised die flaw at top of forehead, legend and tooth...
PRICE
£3,950
L. Censorinus, Silver Denarius
L. Censorinus (82 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. Laureate head of Apollo facing right, rev. L CENSOR, Marsyas walking left,...
PRICE
£400
Victoria 1854 Groat, doubled date
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Groat, 1854, date doubled, young filleted head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTO...
PRICE
£65
Canute Quatrefoil Penny Chester local style, moneyer Aelfwine
Canute (1016-35), silver quatrefoil Penny (c.1017-25), Chester Mint, Moneyer Aelfwine, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoi...
PRICE
£850
Edward the Black Prince Hardi d'Argent Limoges
Edward the Black Prince (1362-72), silver Hardi d'Argent of one sterling, Limoges Mint, Prince half-length facing with finger po...
PRICE
£275
Victoria 1890 Penny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Penny, 1890, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA ...
PRICE
£275
Victoria 1881H Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1881 H, struck by the Heaton Mint of Birmingham, "bun" type laureate and draped bu...
PRICE
£300
Elizabeth II 2005 proof Half-Sovereign
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Half-Sovereign, 2005, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin...
PRICE
£300
George III 1770 Halfpenny
George III (1760-1820), copper Halfpenny, 1770, first reverse, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Latin legend and toothed border su...
PRICE
£425
Aethelred II Long Cross Penny, Leicester Mint, Moneyer Thurulf
Aethelred II (978-1016), silver long cross Penny (c.997-1003), Leicester Mint, Moneyer Thurulf, draped bust left of unusual style, L...
PRICE
£875
Victoria 1858 Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Farthing, 1858, young filleted head left, w.w. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date bel...
PRICE
£200
John Penny, Exeter
John (1199-1216), silver short cross Penny, class 5b, in the name of his Father, Exeter Mint, moneyer Gileberd, facing crowned head ...
PRICE
£350
George IV 1820 pattern Halfcrown PR64
George IV (1820-30), Pattern silver Halfcrown, 1820, first laureate head left, widely spaced ribbon ties at rare of head, raised cen...
PRICE
£7,500
Vikings Cunetti Penny
Vikings of Northumbria, Kingdom of York (c.895-920), Cnut, silver Penny, Cunetti type, cross pattee, letters in turn of CNVT at each...
PRICE
£950
Henry VI Noble, Annulet issue, Tower Mint
Henry VI (1422-61), gold Noble, Tower Mint, Annulet Issue (c.1422-30), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole l...
PRICE
£5,500
Oliver Cromwell 1658/7 Crown
Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), silver Crown, 1658, 8 in date struck over 7, laureate and draped bust left, raised die flaw at mid-stage, ...
PRICE
£8,500
George VI 1937 Proof Half-Sovereign
George VI (1936-52), gold Proof Half-Sovereign, 1937, bare head left, initials HP below neck for Humphrey Paget, GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR...
PRICE
£1,250
Stephen Penny, Gloucester Mint, Moneyer Gilbert
Stephen (1135-54), silver Penny, Watford type (c.1136-45), Gloucester Mint, Moneyer Gilbert, crowned bust with sceptre right, Latin ...
PRICE
£950
James I 1603 Sixpence, first bust
James I (1603-25), silver Sixpence, 1603, first coinage (1603-04), first crowned bust right, beaded circles and legend surrounding, ...
PRICE
£850
Corinth, Silver Stater
Corinth (c. 345-307 B.C.), Silver Stater. Pegasos flying left, koppa below, rev. A-P, head of Athena facing left, wearing a Corinth...
PRICE
£575
Anglo-Gallic, Henry VI Angelot d'Or St Lô mint
Henry VI, King of England and France (1422-53), gold Angelot D'Or, St Lô Mint, issued from 24th May 1427), standing figures...
PRICE
£26,500
George II 1733 Guinea
George II (1727-60), gold Guinea, 1733, second young laureate head left, legend GEORGIVS. II . DEI. GRATIA. toothed border around ri...
PRICE
£2,750
Muhammad Akbar II, Silver Rupee.
Mughal Empire, Muhammad Akbar II (first reign AH 1203; 1788 AD), Silver Rupee, Shahjahanabad (Delhi), AH 1203, ahd (year 1), 11.13g ...
PRICE
£4,000
Elizabeth II 1990 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds 1990, crowned head right, RDM incuse on truncation for designer Raphael Maklouf, Latin...
PRICE
£2,400