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

Valentinian II, Gold Solidus
Valentinian II (A.D. 375-392), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople, struck A.D. 378-83. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG, rosette-diade...
PRICE
£3,250
Manlia Scantilla, Silver Denarius
Manlia Scantilla (wife of Didius Julianus and mother of Didia Clara), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 193. MANL SCAN-TI...
PRICE
£6,250
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...
PRICE
£19,500
Muwahhid, Gold Dinar mule.
Muwahhid, Gold Dinar mule of Abu Abd Allah Muhammad (AH 595-610 / 1199-1213 AD) and Abu Hafs Umar (AH 646-665 / 1248-1266 AD), 4.65g...
PRICE
£2,000
Charles I 1646 Newark Siege Sixpence
Charles I (1625-49), silver obsidional Newark Sixpence, 1646, Royal crown, C to left, R to right, denomination below in Roman numera...
PRICE
£2,500
Elizabeth II 2018 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), 65th Anniversary of Her Majesty's Coronation, gold proof Five-Pounds, 2018, crowned head right, JC initia...
PRICE
£2,000
Henry VI Halfpenny, Calais Mint, Annulet issue (1422-30)
Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), silver Halfpenny, Calais Mint, annulet issue (1422-30), facing crowned portrait, annulet either sid...
PRICE
£80
Harold II PAX Penny, Lincoln, moneyer Ulf
Harold II (6th Jan-14th Oct 1066), silver Penny, Lincoln Mint, Moneyer Ulf, crowned bust left with sceptre, legend and beaded outer ...
PRICE
£6,500
Trebonianus Gallus, AE, Seleucia ad Calycadnum, Cilicia
Trebonianus Gallus (A.D. 251-253), AE 31mm. Mint of Seleucia ad Calycadnum, Cilicia. AVK Γ A OYIB CABIN ΓAΛΛOC, radiate, drape...
PRICE
£850
Commonwealth 1651 silver Crown, very rare date
Commonwealth (1649-60), silver Crown, 1651, English shield within laurel and palm branch, legends in English language, initial mark ...
PRICE
£12,500
Honorius, Gold Solidus
Honorius (A.D. 393-423), Gold Solidus. Mint of Mediolanum, struck A.D. 395-402. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and ...
PRICE
£1,300
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
Charles II 1684 Tin Farthing
Charles II (1660-85), Tin Farthing, 1684, copper plug at centre, laureate and cuirassed bust left, Latin legend and toothed border s...
PRICE
£3,250
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, Lati...
PRICE
£1,950
Elizabeth II 1982 proof Sovereign PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Sovereign, 1982, crowned head right by designer Arnold Machin, Latin legend and toothed border sur...
PRICE
£350
Valentinian II, Gold Solidus
Valentinian II (A.D. 375-392), Gold Solidus, Mint of Mediolanum, struck from 28th August A.D. 388 to Spring A.D. 393. DN VALENTINI -...
PRICE
£1,550
Edward VII 1902 gold Five-Pounds, impaired Matt Proof
Edward VII (1901-1910), Matt Proof gold Five-Pounds, 1902, Coronation year, bare head right, De S. below truncation for engraver Geo...
PRICE
£2,500
Elizabeth II 2003 proof Two-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Two-Pounds, 2003, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin leg...
PRICE
£625
George IV 1822 Crown
George IV (1820-30), silver Crown, 1822, laureate head left, B.P. for Benedetto Pistrucci below, legend and toothed border surroundi...
PRICE
£1,150
Victoria 1880 Half-Sovereign, type A5, die number 119
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half Sovereign, 1880, fifth young head left, type A5, date below, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, toothed border aro...
PRICE
£700
Henry V Noble, Class C, broken annulet on hull
Henry V (1413-22), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, London Mint, class C, King standing in ship with upright sword and q...
PRICE
£6,500
George V 1911 gold proof Set
George V (1910-36), Proof Set, consisting four gold and eight silver coins, 1911, Coronation year, gold Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sov...
PRICE
£22,500
George III 1784 Maundy Set
George III (1760-1820), silver Maundy Set, 1784, Fourpence, Threepence, Twopence, Penny, young laureate and draped bust right, Latin...
PRICE
£500
Aethered II Penny, Wareham Mint, moneyer Wulfric
Aethelred II (978-1016), silver long cross Penny (c.997-1003), Wareham Mint, Moneyer Wulfric, draped bust left Latin legend and bead...
PRICE
£750
George III 1813 Third-Guinea, rare final date for denomination
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1813, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
PRICE
£2,500