Limited Edition Presentation of 6,000
- A rare opportunity to own a unique coin celebrating Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- The coin’s reverse design, created by Stephen Raw, was inspired by the adventures, character and intrigue of Sherlock Holmes
- Struck in 925 sterling silver to Proof standard, which accentuates the detailed design
- The first time the world-famous detective has appeared on a UK coin
The Royal Mint celebrate the 160th anniversary of Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle’s birth. The creator of the world-famous detective, Sherlock Holmes™, Conan Doyle is responsible for a huge legacy – one that continues to inspire today. A man of letters but also a man of medicine, Conan Doyle wrote 60 Sherlock Holmes stories to huge acclaim. He also succeeded in the field of medicine as he opened up his own practices and volunteered as a medic in the Second Boer War in 1900.
Conan Doyle wrote 60 Sherlock Holmes stories to huge acclaim and the influence of Sherlock Holmes is unparalleled. He is the most famous detective in literature and still continues to inspire today. Celebrate a lasting legacy which is tantamount to an enduring partnership between Conan Doyle and the world-famous sleuth.