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.


Nero, Silver Denarius
Nero (A.D. 54-68), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 67-68. IMP NERO CAESAR - AVG PP, laureate and bearded head of Nero fac...
Victoria 1893 gold Five Pounds, old head of Victoria
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Five Pounds, 1893, crowned, veiled bust left, T.B. initials below truncation for engraver Thomas Brock, L...
Edward III gold Noble No REX in legend - "Kingless" Noble, very rare
Edward III (1327-77), gold Noble, Pre-Treaty series Ga (1356-61), variety with REX omitted,King standing in ship sailing right, with...
Nero, AE Semis
Nero (A.D. 54-68), AE Semis. Mint of Rome, struck c. A.D. 64. NERO CAES - AVG IMP, laureate head facing right, rev. TR POT - P P, ...
George IV 1821 proof Halfcrown, heavier garnished reverse
George IV (1820-30), silver Proof Halfcrown, 1821, first laureate head left, raised B.P. below neck for engraver and designer Benede...
Victoria 1887 Sovereign, Jubilee issue, first legend, angled J in JEB
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1887, London, Tower Hill Mint, Golden Jubilee style bust facing left, small crown and veil on ...
Jacobite, Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart, gold medal by Thomas Pingo, undated (perhaps c.1750), bust right, PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART, rev. t...
Sicily, Syracuse, Hieronymous, Silver 10 Litrai
Sicily, Syracuse, Hieronymous (215-214 B.C.), Silver 10 Litrai. Diademed head facing left, retrograde K behind, rev. BAΣIΛEOΣ / I...
Octavian, Silver Denarius
Octavian, Silver Denarius. Uncertain Italian mint (Brundisium or Rome?), struck c. 29-27 B.C. Laureate head of Octavian, as Apollo, ...
George III 1798 Guinea
George III (1760-1820), gold Guinea, 1798, fifth laureate head right, GEORGIVS .III. DEI.GRATIA, rev. spade shaped crowned quartered...
Austria, Leopold V 1632 Thaler Hall mint
Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Archduke Leopold V (1619-32), silver Thaler, 1632, Hall mint, crowned, cuirassed bust right holding scep...
Elagabalus, Silver Antoninianus
Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222). Silver Antoninianus. IMP ANTONINVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus facing right, re...
Anne 1714 copper Farthing
Anne (1702-14), copper Farthing, 1714, draped bust left, Latin legend around within linear and thick toothed border surrounding, ANN...
Victoria 1854 Groat, doubled date
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Groat, 1854, date doubled, young filleted head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTO...
Isle of Man, James Stanley, 1733 copper Penny, OVOCVNOVE variety
James Stanley, 10th Earl of Derby (1702-36), copper Penny, 1733, variety with letter O for Q in reverse legend, Stanley family crest...
Henry III voided long cross Penny, London class 1b
Henry III (1216-72), silver voided long cross Penny, class 1b (1247-48), London Mint, facing crowned head, Latin legend and beaded b...
Scotland, Charles I Twelve-Shillings, type I, third coinage by Briot
Scotland, Charles I (1625-49), silver Twelve Shillings, Third Coinage (1637-42), type I, milled issue by Nicholas Briot with B at en...
Elizabeth II 1985 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds 1985, crowned head right, RDM incuse on truncation for designer Raphael Maklouf, Latin...
George II 1741 Five-Guineas, 4/3 in date
George II (1727-60), gold Five Guineas, 1741, the 4 struck over a 3 in date, young laureate head left, GEORGIVS.II. DEI.GRATIA, rev....
Edward IV second reign, gold Angel Tower mint
Edward IV, second reign (1471-83), gold Angel, Tower Mint, London, St Michael killing dragon with lance, one foot on dragon, beaded ...
Victoria 1880 Half-Sovereign, die number 12, type A5, rare
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half Sovereign, 1880, fifth young head left, type A5, date below, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, toothed border aro...
Hadrian, Silver Denarius
Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 119-22. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate and draped bu...
Elizabeth II 2009 proof Two-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Two-Pounds, 2009, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin leg...
Elizabeth II 2003 proof Five-Pounds PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds, 2003, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin le...
James I gold Angel mintmark book
James I (1603-25), fine gold Angel, of eleven shillings, second coinage (1604-19), St Michael slaying dragon right, Latin legend and...