The Royal Mint celebrates the 160th Anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, with this silver proof piedfort fifty pence coin.
The creator of the world famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Doctor Watson. Conan Doyle was a man of medicine, and successful in that field, until he decided to dedicate all his time to writing the adventures of Sherlock homes.
Sherlock Holmes was introduced in 1887 and was a hit the public adored his adventures and crime-solving skills. In total Conan Doyle wrote 60 stories featuring Sherlock, and Conan’s books have been turned into numerous films and televisions series.
This Silver Proof Piedfort Coin comes complete with numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.
Metal: 925 Silver
Weight: 16 grams
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Denomination: Fifty Pence