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.


Edward VII 1904 Florin
Edward VII (1901-10), silver Florin, 1904, bare head right, DES. below for designer George W De Saulles, legend surrounding, EDWARDV...
Victoria 1872 Sovereign die no.50
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1872, die number 50, third young filleted head left, W.W. raised on truncation for engraver Wi...
Justinian I, Gold Solidus
Justinian I (A.D. 527-565), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, hold...
Edward VII 1908 Halfcrown
Edward VII (1901-10), silver Halfcrown, 1908, bare head right, DES below truncation for engraver George William De Saulles, Latin le...
Henry II Penny Worcester Godwine
Henry II (1154-89), silver short cross Penny, class 1b, Worcester Mint, moneyer Godwine, facing crowned head with linear collar, han...
Victoria 1897 Shilling
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1897, older veiled head left, T.B. below for engraver Thomas Brock, legend surrounding, VICTO...
George II, Coronation, 1727.
George II, Coronation, 1727, Silver Medal by John Croker, laureate, armoured and draped bust left, GEORGIVS. II. D. G. MAG. BR. FR. ...
Victoria 1844 Groat
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Groat, 1844, young filleted head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BRIT...
Rassid, Al-Hadi ila’l Haqq, Gold Dinar.
Rassid, Al-Hadi ila'l Haqq (AH 284-298 / 898-911 AD), Gold Dinar, San'a, AH 288, 2.90g (Album 1065). Good very fine and rare...
Henry VI gold Salut d'Or Rouen
Henry VI, King of England and France (1422-53), gold Salut D'Or, Rouen Mint, second issue (issued from 6th September 1423), stan...
James I Crown, plumes reverse made from Welsh silver, mm trefoil / lis
James I (1603-25), silver Crown, third coinage (1619-25), variety with plumes over reverse shield indicating Welsh mined silver, arm...
Victoria 1844 Half-Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Half-Farthing, 1844, young filleted head left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BR...
George III 1805 Pattern Halfpenny
George III (1760-1820), Pattern copper Halfpenny, 1805, restrike by W J Taylor, laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed b...
Queen Caroline, Coronation, 1727.
Coronation of Caroline, 1727, Bronze Medal by J Croker, bust of the Queen left, CAROLINA. D:G. MAG. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REGINA., rev Ca...
Italy, Alfonso II gold Ducat
Italy, Naples, Alfonso II (1494-95), gold Ducat, undated, crowned armoured bust right, rosette on shoulder strap, T behind, rev. qua...
Mark Antony & Octavian, Silver Denarius
Mark Antony & Octavian, Silver Denarius. Travelling mint, struck 41 B.C. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R [P C] M BARBAT Q P, head of A...
William III 1696B Shilling 1st bust
William III (1694-1702), silver Shilling, 1696, Bristol Mint, first laureate and draped bust right, B below, legend and toothed bord...
International Medical Congress, 1881.
International Medical Congress, London 1881, specimen Bronze Medal by L. C. Wyon, after J. Tenniel, veiled bust of Victoria left, VI...
Oliver Cromwell 1658 Halfcrown
Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), silver Halfcrown, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, abbreviated Latin legend and toothed border surroun...
Henry VI Grand Blanc aux Ecus, Rouen mint
Anglo-Gallic, Henry VI (1422-53), silver Grand Blanc of Ten Pence, Roen Mint, shield of France and English Royal Arms, hERICVS above...
Edward III gold Treaty Noble
Edward III (1327-77), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, Tower Mint London, Treaty Period (1361-69) King standing in ship ...
Vespasian, Gold Aureus
Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), Gold Aureus. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 77-8. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head facing left, rev. C...
George III 1796 Guinea, "spade" type
George III (1760-1820), gold Guinea, 1796, fifth laureate head right, GEORGIVS .III. DEI.GRATIA, rev. spade shaped crowned quartered...
Merinid, Gold Dinar, Madinat Fas.
Merinid, Abu Sa'id Uthman II (AH 710-31 / 1310-31 AD), Gold Dinar, Madinat Fas, no date, 4.77g (Album 527; Hazard 736). A little...
Victoria 1843 Sovereign
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1843, first young filleted head left, W.W. raised on truncation for engraver William Wyon, dat...