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North to Alaska! Anchorage Police Issue 2 Challenge Coins with Sherlock Holmes Design

North to Alaska! Anchorage Police Issue 2 Challenge Coins with Sherlock Holmes Design

“I guess you’re going to take me to the police-station…”

– A Study In Scarlet (STUD)

Anchorage PD Challenge CoinsIn 2014, the Anchorage, Alaska Police Department redesigned some of their departmental logos and issued several challenge coins in commemoration. Two of those challenge coins feature a Sherlock Holmes design, one is round while the other is shaped like a police officer’s badge.

OBVERSE: (star) HOMICIDE, ROBBERY/ASSAULT, BURGLARY, THEFT, (star) / (Detective Badge) /FINANCIAL CRIMES UNIT, FORENSIC CRIME UNIT

REVERSE: (star) METRO, VICE, SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (star) / (Police patch with Sherlock Holmes in deerstalker and cape, holding a magnifying glass, facing left) / CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN UNIT, CYBER CRIMES

50mm, Round, Enamel

OBVERSE: (Anchorage Police Detective Badge)

REVERSE:  (Police patch with Sherlock Holmes in deerstalker and cape, holding a magnifying glass, facing left)

28mm by 40mm, Badge Shaped, Enamel

Thanks to the 33rd Garrideb, Al Gregory, for bringing these two challenge coins to our attention!

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