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.


Victoria 1856 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Halfpenny, 1856, young filleted head left, W:W. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date be...
Barbados, 1792 Halfpenny
Barbados, St James, Sir Philip Gibbes, Restrike Copper Proof Halfpenny Token, 1792, Soho mint, head left, wearing plumed crown and e...
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...
Seljuqs of Rum, gold Dinar, Qunya, AH635.
Seljuqs of Rum, Ghiyath al-din Kaykhusraw II (AH 634-643 / 1236-45), gold Dinar, Qunya, AH 635, 4.47g (A 1215). About extremely fine...
Henry III voided long cross Penny, London, class 2b
Henry III (1216-72), silver voided long cross Penny, class 2b (1248-50), London Mint, moneyer Nicole, facing crowned head, Latin leg...
Joseph Chamberlain, Visit to South Africa, 1902-1903.
Joseph Chamberlain, Visit to South Africa, 1902-1903, Silver Medal by J A Restall, bust right, JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN, rev. Britannia an...
William IV 1836 Halfcrown
William IV (1830-37), silver Halfcrown, 1836, engraved by William Wyon, bare head right, W W italic script incuse on truncation, leg...
Victoria 1854 Shilling, very rare date
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1854, second young head left, type A3, plain truncation, legend VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIA...
Rasulid Dinar, AH 718.
Rasulid, al-Mu'ayyad Da'ud (AH 696-721 / 1297-1322 AD), gold Dinar, 'Adan, AH 718, 4.34g (A.A1105). Extremely fine and ...
Richard II Hardi d'Argent, lion in first quarter of reverse
Richard II (1377-99), silver Hardi d'Argent of one sterling, King half-length facing crowned with finger pointing, sword resting...
Victoria 1887 M Sovereign DISH M1 R5
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1887, Melbourne, Australia Mint, Golden Jubilee style bust facing left, small crown and veil o...
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...
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 -...
Henry VI Salut d'Or, Rouen
Henry VI, King of France (1422-53), gold Salut D'or, Rouen Mint, initial mark leopard, pellet in annulet under last letter of le...
Elizabeth II 2003 proof Sovereign PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Sovereign, 2003, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin lege...
Charles I Halfcrown, Tower Under Parliament, mm eye, unusual legends
Charles I (1625-49), silver Halfcrown, Tower Mint under Parliament, group 3a3, armoured King on horseback left, with sword and flowi...
William III 1697 Crown
William III (1694-1702), silver Crown, 1697, third laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed border surrounding, GVLIELMVS....
George III 1816 Eighteenpence
George III (1760-1820), silver Bank Token of Eighteenpence, 1816, second laureate head right, Latin legend GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA R...
Victoria 1843 Three-Halfpence
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Three-Halfpence, 1843, flat top to 4 in date, young head left, legend and toothed border surrounding, V...
Victoria 1880 Sydney mint Sovereign, inverted A for V
Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1880 S, Sydney Mint, variety with inverded A for V at start of legend, young filleted head lef...
Canute Penny Quatrefoil Castle Gotha Wulfmaer
Canute (1016-35), silver quatrefoil Penny (c.1017-25), Castle Gotha Mint, Moneyer Wulfmaer, crowned and draped bust left within quat...
William III 1697 Shilling
William III (1694-1702), silver Shilling, 1697, third laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed border surrounding, GVLIELM...
Elizabeth II 1992 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold Five-Pounds 1992, crowned head right, RDM incuse on truncation for designer Raphael Maklouf, Latin legen...
Q. Sicinius & C. Coponius, Silver Denarius
Q. Sicinius & C. Coponius (49 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome. Q SICINIVS / III VIR, head of Apollo facing right, hair ti...
Henry VIII gold Half-Angel mm castle
Henry VIII (1509-47), gold Half-Angel of four shillings, first coinage (1509-26), struck in fine gold, St Michael spearing dragon ri...