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

Samanid, Ibrahim b. Ahmad, rebel, Gold Dinar.
Samanid, Ibrahim b. Ahmad, rebel (AH 335 / 947 AD), Gold Dinar, Nishapur, AH 335, 4.23g (Album 1458). About very fine and very rare....
PRICE
£1,750
George I 1717 Proof Halfpenny
George I (1714-27), copper Proof Halfpenny, 1717, engraved by John Croker, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Latin legend within li...
PRICE
£1,750
Victoria 1887 Penny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Penny, 1887, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA ...
PRICE
£225
George III 1806 Halfpenny
George III (1760-1820), copper Halfpenny, 1806, small laureate and draped bust right, K raised on hatched truncation for engraver C ...
PRICE
£100
Aurangzeb, Gold Mohur, Akbarabad.
India, Mughal Empire, Aurangzeb (AH 1068-1118 / 1658-1707 AD), Gold Mohur, Akbarabad, AH 1091, year 24, 10.94g (KM 315.5). A type wi...
PRICE
£995
Victoria 1858 Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Farthing, 1858, young filleted head left, w.w. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date bel...
PRICE
£200
Edward VIII 1937 matt Proof Threepence
Edward VIII (Jan-Dec 1936), half-silver matt Proof Threepence, 1937, bare head left, HP below for designer T Humphrey Paget, Latin l...
PRICE
£50,000
James I second coinage gold Spur Ryal
James I (1603-25), gold Spur-Ryal of Fifteen Shillings, second coinage (1604-19), King standing in warship sailing left, large quart...
PRICE
£45,000
Richard II Noble, Tower Mint, type IVa
Richard II (1377-99), gold Noble, Tower Mint, type IVa, obverse legend with scallop shell after DI and GRA, pellet on rudder? King s...
PRICE
£7,500
Aurangzeb, Gold Mohur, Golkanda.
India, Mughal Empire, Aurangzeb (AH 1068-1118 / 1658-1707 AD), Gold Mohur, Golkanda, AH 1086, year 29, 10.98g (KM 315.18). Almost co...
PRICE
£995
Muwahhid/Muwahhid style, Gold Dinar mule.
Muwahhid/Muwahhid style, Gold Dinar, obv. Abu Abd Allah Muhammad (AH 610-20 / 1213-24 AD), rev. Abu Hafs Umar (AH 646-65 / 1266-69 A...
PRICE
£2,000
George III 1770 proof Halfpenny PR65BN
George III (1760-1820), copper Proof Halfpenny, 1770, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
PRICE
£3,250
Edward VI 1551 Halfcrown
Edward VI (1547-53), silver Halfcrown, 1551, Tower Mint, armoured King on horseback right with sword, walking caparisoned horse with...
PRICE
£37,500
Ireland, Victoria 1900 Pattern Forty Pence PF62
Ireland, Victoria (1837-1901), Private Pattern Forty Pence, September 1900, struck by John Pinches for Reginald Huth, in the style o...
PRICE
£2,750
Fatimid, Gold Dinar, Dimashq, AH443.
Fatimid, al-Mustansir Abu Tamin Ma'add (AH 427-487 / 1036-1094 AD), Gold Dinar, Dimashq, AH 443, 3.93g (Album 719A). A little cl...
PRICE
£4,000
George II 1728 Proof Sixpence PF65
George II (1727-60), Proof silver Sixpence, 1728, young laureate and draped bust left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, ...
PRICE
£5,000
Constantius II, Gold Solidus
Constantius II (A.D. 337-361), Gold Solidus. Mint of Siscia, struck Spring A.D. 340 - 19th January A.D. 350. FL IVL CONSTAN - TIVS P...
PRICE
£4,750
Ottoman Empire, Gold 50-Kurush, Salonika visit.
Ottoman Empire, Muhammad V (AH 1327-1336 / 1909-1918 AD), Gold 50-Kurush, AH 1327//3, mint visit to Salonika, 3.62g (KM 811). Good e...
PRICE
£1,000
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...
PRICE
£850
Victoria 1881H Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1881 H, struck by the Heaton Mint of Birmingham, "bun" type laureate and draped bu...
PRICE
£300
William and Mary 1691 Tin Farthing Peck 538
William and Mary (1688-94), tin Farthing, 1691, conjoined laureate and cuirassed busts right, Latin legend and toothed border both s...
PRICE
£650
Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius
Julius Caesar, Silver Denarius. Minted in Spain, struck 46-45 B.C. Diademed and draped bust of Venus facing left, a star in her ha...
PRICE
£2,950
Antoninus Pius, Gold Aureus
Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161), Gold Aureus. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 145-7. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P, bare-headed and cuirassed bus...
PRICE
£18,000
Kushan Empire, Kanishka, Gold Dinar.
Kushan Empire, Kanishka I (c.127-152 AD), Gold Dinar, caped and crowned Kanishka standing facing, head left, holding ankus over a sm...
PRICE
£3,250
Elizabeth I gold Crown
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), gold Crown of Five Shillings, struck in 22 carat crown gold, ornate crowned bust in ruff left, crown breaks...
PRICE
£4,500