Sherlock Holmes 50p
Issue date: 2019
Quantity minted: unknown
Circulated average condition: 50p
Circulated excellent condition: £3.50
Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe, surrounded by famous story titles. Designed by Stephen Raw.
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.