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Iconic Sherlock Holmes Silhouette On New Coin

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  1. cortezattic

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    as if I could kill time without injuring eternity. -- Thoreau
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    Stunning!

    Posted 3 months ago #
  3. briarblues

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    Cortez;

    Thanks for sharing this. Great looking coin. I suspect there will be many amongst us that would like to acquire one.

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    Posted 3 months ago #
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    That's quite a coin!! I'd love to have one.

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    I'm surprised the government put this on a coin considering the anti tobacco revolution. I do however like the coin and applaud the Queen for her approval.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Can't fool me with all the Doyle titles. That's Basil Rathbone!

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    So if English currency is going to feature fictional characters, I want to see Tim the enchanter and Mr. Bean.

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    I don’t mind the fictional character, plus it is cool having Sherlock Holmes on it!

    Posted 3 months ago #
  9. judcole

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    Very cool.

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    Posted 3 months ago #
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    I too am a little surprised, but Holmes without his calabash is like a lizard without a tail.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Is there anyway to not pay 10 pounds for a 50p coin, from the royal mint.? I would like a Hawking and Sherlock.

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    Did you go to their website? They have different finishes at different price points.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  13. kcghost

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    I'd say the image is of William Gillette rather than Rathbone.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    I want one but not for 10 pound

    https://www.royalmint.com/our-coins/events/sherlock-holmes/

    Posted 3 months ago #
  15. aquadoc

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    3rdGuy,their cheapest finish is 10 pounds.

    Posted 3 months ago #

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