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

Aethelred II CRVX type Penny, Southwark
Aethelred II (978-1016), silver Penny, CRVX type, Southwark Mint, Moneyer Eadwine, draped bust left with sceptre, linear circle and ...
PRICE
£425
Edward I Penny rose on breast
Edward I (1272-1307), silver long cross Penny, class 7a (c.1292-96), London Mint, facing crowned bust, rose on breast, Latin legend ...
PRICE
£200
Charles I 1646 Newark set of four
Charles I (1625-49), silver Newark siege pieces, 1646, group of all four of the final denominations issued in time of duress on loz...
PRICE
£16,000
Michael VII, Electrum Histamenon Nomisma
Michael VII Ducas (A.D. 1071-1078), Electrum Histamenon Nomisma. Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobiu...
PRICE
£550
Thessaly, Larissa, Silver Stater
Thessaly, Larissa (c. 356-342 B.C.), Silver Stater. Head of nymph Larissa facing, slightly inclined to the left, her hair bound wit...
PRICE
£12,500
Germany, Anselm Franz von Ingelheim 4-Thaler
Germany, Mainz, Anselm Franz von Ingelheim (1679-95), large silver medal, undated (c.1686), 330th anniversary of the Golden Bull of ...
PRICE
£20,000
Elizabeth I Groat
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), silver Groat, first issue (1559-60), small crowned bust left, wire line and beaded inner circle, legend and...
PRICE
£175
Sumatra, 2-Kepings, 1783.
Sumatra, East India Company, copper 2-Kepings, 1783 (KM 256; Pr 9). Good very fine for issue.
PRICE
£85
Victoria 1863 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1863, small 3, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surroundi...
PRICE
£550
Charles II 1662 fine work Crown
Charles II (1660-85), silver Crown, struck like a proof and of finer work than a currency piece, 1662, on a specially prepared flan ...
PRICE
£45,000
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
Justin I, Gold Solidus
Justin I (A.D. 518-527), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople. D N IVSTI-NVS P P AVG, armed bust facing, slightly inclined to right,...
PRICE
£1,200
Charles I 1642 Shrewsbury Half-Pound
Charles I (1625-49), silver Half Pound of Ten Shillings, 1642, Shrewsbury Mint, armoured King on horseback left, crowned holding swo...
PRICE
£9,500
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...
PRICE
£300
Scotland James VI gold Unit
Scotland, James VI (1567-1625), after Accession to English throne, gold Unit of £12 Scottish, £1 English, ninth coinage (1...
PRICE
£5,750
Victoria 1839 Proof Shilling, 2nd head with WW
Victoria (1837-1901), Proof silver Shilling, 1839, second young head left, WW raised on truncation for engraver William Wyon, legend...
PRICE
£2,500
Elizabeth I fine gold Angel, mintmark hand over crescent
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fine gold Angel of ten shillings, sixth issue (1582-1600), St Michael slaying dragon right, inner and outer...
PRICE
£6,000
Mark Antony, Silver Denarius
Mark Antony, Silver Denarius. Mint moving with Mark Antony, 32-31 B.C. ANT AVG / III VIR R P C, a galley right, with a sceptre tied ...
PRICE
£875
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...
PRICE
£1,500
Ottoman Empire, Gold 100-Kurush, Salonika visit.
Ottoman Empire, Muhammad V (AH 1327-1336 / 1909-1918 AD), Gold 100-Kurush, AH 1327//3, mint visit to Salonika, 7.21g (KM 812). Mino...
PRICE
£1,250
Kingdom of Parthia, Arsakes II, Silver Drachm
Kingdom of Parthia, Arsakes II (211-185 B.C.), Silver Drachm. Mint of Mithradatkart. Diademed head facing left, wearing bashlyk, r...
PRICE
£1,400
George III 1817 Sovereign
George III (1760-1820), gold Sovereign, 1817, first laureate head right, date below, Latin legend commences lower left GEORGIUS III ...
PRICE
£3,750
Charles I 1643 Oxford Half-Pound
Charles I (1625-49), silver Half Pound of Ten Shillings, 1643, Oxford Mint, armoured King on horseback left, crowned holding sword, ...
PRICE
£9,500
Edward II Penny Canterbury
Edward II (1307-27), silver long cross Penny, Canterbury Mint, class 13/11 mule, facing crowned bust in beaded circle, pellet eyes, ...
PRICE
£125
William IV 1831 Farthing
William IV (1830-37), copper Farthing, 1831, bare head right, w.w. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date below, legen...
PRICE
£165