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.


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, ...
Anglo-Gallic, Edward the Black Prince Chaise d'Or, Bordeaux
Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Aquitaine (1362-72), gold Fort or Chaise D'Or (struck c.1366), Bordeaux Mint, standing figure...
Peru, Charles III 1762 8-Reales AU50
Peru, Charles III (1759-88), silver 8-Reales, 1762 LM JM, Lima mint, crowned shield, JM to the left, 8 to the right, rev. crowned gl...
George IV 1823 Two-Pounds
George IV (1820-30), gold Two Pounds, 1823, bare head left, tiny J.B.M. below truncation for engraver Jean Baptiste Merlen, abbrevia...
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...
William III Sixpence 1696E, Exeter Mint, first bust, large crowns, early harp
William III (1694-1702), silver Sixpence, 1696, Exeter Mint, first laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed border surroun...
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...
Kingdom of Parthia, Mithradates II, Silver Tetradrachm
Kingdom of Parthia, Mithradates II (121-91 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Mint of Seleukia on the Tigris. Diademed and bearded bust fa...
Charles I 1648 Pontefract octagonal Shilling
Charles I (1625-49), silver obsidional Pontefract Shilling, 1648, struck on an octagonal flan, crown above C.R at centre, Latin lege...
Elizabeth II 2011 proof Half-Sovereign PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Half-Sovereign, 2011, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin...
Victoria 1841 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Halfpenny, 1841, young filleted head left, date below, W:W. incuse on truncation, Latin legend and toot...
Avignon, Martin V Colonna, silver Carlin
France, Martin V Colonna (1417-31), silver Carlin, Avignon, MARTIN PP QUINTVS, Pope enthroned raising hand in benediction and holdin...
Victoria 1858 Sovereign, low calendar year mintage
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1858, second young filleted head left, W.W. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, da...
Severus Alexander, Silver Denarius
Severus Alexander (A.D. 222-235), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 228-31. IMP SEV ALE-XAND AVG, laureate head facing ri...
Umayyad, Gold Dinar, AH131.
Umayyad, temp. Marwan II b. Muhammad (AH 127-132 / 744-750 AD), Gold Dinar, no mint [Damascus], AH 131 (A T140; Bern 43). About extr...
Victoria 1890 Penny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Penny, 1890, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA ...
Victoria 1887 proof Florin CGS UNC82
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Proof Florin, 1887, crowned and veiled Jubilee type bust left, J.E.B. on truncation for engraver Joseph...
Ireland, Henry VIII Sixpenny Groat, excellent portrait
Ireland, Henry VIII (1509-47), base silver, Sixpenny Groat, Dublin Mint, posthumous issue (1547-50), crowned bust of King looking th...
Elizabeth II 2007 proof Sovereign PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Sovereign, 2007, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin lege...
Caligula, Silver Denarius
Caligula (A.D. 37-41), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 37-8. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT, laureate head of Caligula faci...
George III 1804 Bank of England Dollar
George III (1760-1820), silver Bank of England Dollar, 1804, struck by the Soho Mint entirely over a Spanish Empire Eight Reales, la...
Augustus, Silver Denarius
Augustus, Silver Denarius. Minted in Spain (Colonia Patricia?), struck 19 B.C. CAESAR - AVGVSTVS, bare head of Augustus facing right...
Victoria 1891 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1891, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTO...
Charles I 1642 silver Half-pound, Shrewsbury mint, Ex Butters
Charles I (1625-49), silver Half Pound of Ten Shillings, 1642, Shrewsbury Mint, armoured King on horseback left, crowned holding upr...
Gordian III, AE Pentassarion, Anchialos, Thrace
Gordian III (A.D. 238-244), AE Pentassarion, 31mm. Minted at Anchialos, Thrace. AVT KAI ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ, radiate, draped and ...