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.


Elizabeth I Three Farthings
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), silver Three Farthings, 1575, London Mint, third and fourth issues (1561-77), small crowned bust left, rose...
George I 1718 Crown, 8/6 in date, roses & plumes AU55
George I (1714-27), silver Crown, 1718, 8 struck over 6 in date, laureate and draped bust right, Latin legend and toothed border sur...
Elizabeth II 2002 Commonwealth Games proof gold Two Pounds four coin Set
Elizabeth II (1952 -), Commonwealth Games 2002 proof Two-Pounds Set of four, struck in 22 carat red gold with the centre "gold ...
Trajan, Silver Drachm, Arabia
Trajan (A.D. 98-117). Silver Drachm, minted in Arabia (Bostra?), struck A.D. 114-116. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝω Α...
Zuray’id, Gold Dinar, 'Adan, AH536.
Zuray'id, Muhammad b. Saba' (AH 533-50 / 1138-55 AD), Gold Dinar, 'Adan, AH 536, 2.31g (A 1080). Good very fine.
Edward IV Quarter-Ryal mintmark cross fitchee
Edward IV, first reign (1461-70), gold Quarter Ryal of two shillings and sixpence, quartered shield, rose to left, sun to right, E a...
George III 1808 Third-Guinea NGC MS63
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1808, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
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...
George IV 1826 copper Farthing, second issue CGS UK 70
George IV (1820-30), copper Farthing, 1826, second issue, bare head left, date below, rev. Britannia seated right with trident and s...
Ayyubid, Gold ½-Dinar, al-Qahira, AH640.
Ayyubid, Al-Salih Ayyub in Egypt (AH 637-47 / 1239-49 AD), Gold ½-Dinar, citing al-Mustansir, al-Qahira, AH 640, 2.21g (Balog -...
Anglo-Gallic, Edward the Black Prince Pavillon d'Or, Bordeaux
Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Aquitaine (1362-72), gold Pavillon d'Or or Noble Guyennois A L'e, Bordeaux Mint, second t...
Union of England and Scotland, 1707.
Anne (1702-1712), Union of England and Scotland, 1707, Silver Medal by John Croker, bust left, ANNA. D: G: MAG :BRI: FRA: ET. HIB: R...
George IV 1827 Penny
George IV (1820-30), copper Penny, 1827, laureate head left, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS IV DE...
Edward the Elder Penny, Frithberht
Edward the Elder (899-924), silver Penny, two line type, Moneyer Frithberht, small cross pattee, Latin legend and linear circles sur...
City of London School, Silver Prize Medal for Arithmetic.
Victoria, City of London School, Silver Prize Medal for Arithmetic, by Benjamin Wyon, 1845, awarded to George B Hardwick, 1891, fa&#...
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, Silver Denarius
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi (90 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. Laureate head of Apollo facing right, with star behind and L. bel...
George III 1799 Halfpenny MS64BN
George III (1760-1820), copper Halfpenny, 1799, laureate and draped bust right, raised dot on shoulder, legend and toothed border su...
C. Hosidius Geta, Silver Denarius
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta (68 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. III VIR - GETA, diademed and draped bust of Diana facing right, wit...
George III 1820 Half-Sovereign
George III (1760-1820), gold Half-Sovereign, 1820, engraved by Benedetto Pistrucci, laureate head right, date below, legend GEORGIVS...
Harold II PAX Penny London, moneyer Edwine
Harold II (6th Jan-14th Oct 1066), silver Penny, London Mint, Moneyer Edwine, crowned bust left with sceptre, legend and beaded oute...
George III 1819 Crown LIX
George III (1760-1820), silver Crown, 1819 LIX, laureate head right, PISTRUCCI below truncation, date below, Latin legend and toothe...
Charles I 1642 gold Triple Unite
Charles I (1625-49), gold Triple-Unite of Three Pounds, dated 1642, Oxford Mint, half-length crowned armoured figure of King left, h...
South Africa, Proof Set, 1948.
South Africa, George VI (1936-1952), 1948 proof set, copper Farthing, Halfpenny and Penny, silver Threepence, Sixpence, Shilling, Fl...
Mysore, Tipu Sultan, Gold Pagoda.
India, Independent Kingdoms, Mysore, Tipu Sultan (AM1215-1227 / 1787-1799 AD), Gold Pagoda, Patan, AH 1220 retrograde, year 10 retro...
Bengal Presidency. Silver Pattern ½-Rupee.
India, EIC, Bengal Presidency. Silver Pattern ½-Rupee, in the name of Shah Alam II, Pulta Mint, AH 1198, year 26, edge dot and ...