Sherlock Holmes 50p


Issue date: 2019

Quantity minted: unknown

Approximate values:
Circulated average condition: 50p
Circulated excellent condition: £3.50
Uncirculated: £9.00



Front Design:
Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe, surrounded by famous story titles. Designed by Stephen Raw.

Obverse Design:
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Jody Clark.

More about the Sherlock Holmes 50p

The Sherlock Holmes 50p coins were released in 2019 to celebrate 160 years since the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, writer of the fictional detective series. It has been said that his works revolutionised the crime genre, and the popularity of Sherlock Holmes resulted in Doyle becoming one of the best-paid authors of the time.

Leave a comment

Lucy Coote
5 months 9 days ago

How much is it worth ???

Geoff Wolfe
5 months 9 days ago

Approximate values are shown at the top of the page (next to the big coin image). It will very much depend on the condition.

4 months 4 days ago

I have one very good condition

2 months 21 days ago

I too have one in excellent shiny condition.
It’s a shame not knowing how many were minted.

Geoff Wolfe
2 months 20 days ago

Still no mintage figures released by Royal Mint. We will update the page as soon as we are made aware of the number.