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.


George III 1775 Half-Guinea
George III (1760-1820), gold Half-Guinea, 1775, fourth laureate head right, legend GEORGIVS. III. DEI. GRATIA. toothed border around...
George V 1913 C Sovereign Ottawa mint
George V (1910-36), gold Sovereign, 1913 C, Ottawa Mint, Canada, bare head left, B.M. on truncation, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX...
Victoria 1844 Half-Farthing
Victoria (1837-1901), copper Half-Farthing, 1844, young filleted head left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BR...
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,...
Elizabeth I gold Ship Ryal, Continental issue
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), gold Ship Ryal of fifteen shillings, Continental issue struck contemporaneously with the English for circul...
Kyrenaika, Kyrene, Gold 1/10 Stater
Kyrenaika, Kyrene (c. 331-322 B.C.), Gold 1/10 Stater. Magistrate Aristis. [API], bearded head of Zeus Ammon facing left, wearing h...
Elizabeth II 1981 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds, 1981, crowned head right by designer Arnold Machin, Latin legend and toothed border s...
Augustus, Silver Denarius
Augustus (27 B.C. - A.D. 14), Silver Denarius. Uncertain mint, struck 17 B.C. CA-ES-AR, young bare head (of Gaius Caesar, or Augus...
Hafsid, Gold Dinar.
Hafsid, Abul Abbas Ahmed III (948-977h / 1542-1569), Gold Dinar, no mint, no date, 4.64g (A 510; Hazard 608). Good very fine. &nbs...
Henry VIII gold Halfcrown, 3rd coinage gothic lettering
Henry VIII (1509-47), gold Halfcrown of the Double Rose, third coinage (1544-47), Tower Mint, issued at Thirty Pence in 20 carat gol...
George II 1731 Sixpence roses and plumes
George II (1727-60), silver Sixpence, 1731, roses and plumes reverse, young laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border...
George III 1810 Third-Guinea MS62
George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1810, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding...
Zirid of Qayrawan, Gold Dinar, Madinat al-Mahdiya, AH(4)42.
Zirid of Qayrawan, al-Mu'izz (AH 406-454 / 1016-1062 AD), Gold Dinar, Madinat al-Mahdiya, AH (4)42, 3.93g (Album 458 [notes, cit...
Oliver Cromwell 1658 Crown
Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), silver Crown, 1658, 8 in date struck over 7, laureate and draped bust left, raised die flaw at early stage...
Edward III Penny Durham, Pre-Treaty Series C
Edward III (1327-77), silver long cross Penny, Durham Mint, Pre-Treaty Period, class C, ecclesiastical issue under Bishop Hatfield, ...
Commonwealth 1660 Sixpence mm anchor
Commonwealth (1649-60), silver Sixpence, 1660, English shield within laurel and palm branch, legends in English language, initial ma...
Merinid, Gold Dinar, Sijilmasa.
Merinid, Abu Yahya Abu Bakr (AH 642-656 / 1244-1258 AD), Gold Dinar, Sijilmasa, no date, 4.36g (A 520; Hazard 678). Lightly creased,...
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...
Edward VI gold Sovereign, third period mm Tun Ex Sheffield and Law
Edward VI (1547-53), gold Sovereign, third period (15th December 1550-6th July 1553), second coinage (from 5th October 1551) struck ...
Elizabeth II 2001 proof Two-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), Marconi commemorative gold proof Two-Pounds, 2001, struck in 22 carats red gold, the centre gold sprayed, cro...
Charles I Halfcrown (P), Parliamentary mint mark
Charles I (1625-49), silver Halfcrown, Tower Mint under Parliament, group 3a3, armoured King on horseback left, with upright sword a...
Charles I Crown, mint mark cross calvary
Charles I (1625-49), silver Crown, Tower Mint, type I, armoured King on horseback left with raised sword, caparisoned horse with plu...
Philip & Mary gold Angel, beaded innder circle mule with wire line circle
Philip and Mary (1554-58), fine gold Angel, of ten shillings, class four mule of the beaded and wire line inner circles, St Michael ...
Elizabeth II 1989 proof Half-Sovereign PF68 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), 500th Anniversary of the Sovereign, gold proof Half-Sovereign, 1989, designer Bernald Sindall, Queen enthrone...
Umayyad, Gold 1/3-Dinar, AH103.
Umayyad, temp. Yazid II b. 'Abd al-Malik (AH 101-105 / 720-724 AD), Gold 1/3-Dinar, AH 103, 1.42g (A 134E [RR]; Bern 46). Edge s...