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.


Charles II 1679 Shilling
Charles II (1660-85), silver Shilling, 1679, plumes below second laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed border surroundi...
Charles II 1673 Half-Guinea
Charles II (1660-85), gold Half-Guinea, 1673, second laureate head right, legend surrounding, CAROLVS.II. DEI. GRATIA, toothed borde...
Abbasid, al-Muqtadir, Gold Dinar, Mah al-Kufa.
Abbasid, al-Muqtadir (AH 295-320 / 908-932 AD), Gold Dinar, Mah al-Kufa, AH 318, 4.28g (A 245.2). Bright, very fine.
Tulunid, Gold Dinar, al-Rafiqa, AH268.
Tulunid, Ahmad b. Tulun (AH 254-270 / 868-884 AD), Gold Dinar, Lu'lu in obverse field, al-Rafiqa, AH 268, 4.25g (Album 661 for t...
George IV 1826 Penny
George IV (1820-30), copper Penny, 1826, laureate head left, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS IV DE...
Elizabeth II 1994 proof Five-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Five-Pounds, 1994, crowned bust right, RDM incuse on truncation for designer Raphael Maklouf, Lati...
Edward I Penny class 7a, rose on breast, Canterbury
Edward I (1272-1307), silver long cross Penny, class 7a (c.1292-96), Canterbury Mint, facing crowned bust, rose on breast, Latin leg...
Harold II silver Penny Lincoln
Harold II (6th Jan-14th Oct 1066), silver Penny, Lincoln Mint, Moneyer Ulf, crowned bust left with sceptre, legend and beaded outer ...
Hadrian, Silver Denarius
Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), Silver Denarius. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 134-138. HADRIANVS - AVG COS III PP, laureate head of Hadrian fa...
Charles I 1643 Oxford Half-Unite
Charles I1625-49), gold Half Unite or Double Crown of Ten Shillings, 1643, Oxford mint, crowned bust of king left to edge of coin, m...
Edward III Penny London
Edward III (1327-77), silver Penny, Fourth Coinage (1351-77), Pre-Treaty period (1351-61), London Mint, series A (1351), facing crow...
Victoria 1886 Halfcrown
Victoria (1837-1901), silver Halfcrown, 1886, type A5, inferior workmanship, young head left, date below, legend VICTORIA DEI GRATIA...
George III 1770 Halfpenny
George III (1760-1820), copper Halfpenny, 1770, first reverse, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Latin legend and toothed border su...
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...
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 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, ...
Edward the Black Prince Pavillon d'Or, La Rochelle
Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Aquitaine (1362-72), gold Pavillon D'or, La Rochelle Mint, first issue with cinquefoil at cen...
Canute York Penny of Crucan
Canute (1016-35), silver short cross Penny (1029-35), York Mint, Moneyer Crucan, diademed bust left with sceptre, legend surrounding...
Victoria 1890 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1890, laureate "bun style" bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTO...
William and Mary 1691 TERTIO Halfcrown
William and Mary (1688-94), silver Halfcrown, 1691, conjoined laureate and draped busts right, Latin legend and toothed border surro...
George I 1723 WCC Shilling
George I (1714-27), silver Shilling, 1723 W.C.C., initials of the Welsh Copper Company under second laureate and draped bust right, ...
Elizabeth II 1998 proof Two-Pounds PF69 ULTRA CAMEO
Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Two-Pounds, 1998, crowned head right, IRB initials below for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin leg...
Ziyanid, Gold Dinar, Madinat Tilimsan.
Ziyanid, Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad VIII (AH 947-950 / 1540-43 AD), as vassal of the Ottoman Empire, Gold Dinar, Madinat Tilimsan, ...
Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, Silver Denarius
Cn. Cornelius Lentulus (76-75 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Spain (?). Draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani facing right, a b...
Spanish Umayyad, Gold Dinar, al-Andalus, AH391.
Spanish Umayyad, Hisham II, 1st reign (366-399h / 976-1009), Gold Dinar, al-Andalus, AH 391, 3.44g (A 358). Strong good very fine, a...