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The Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society Challenge Coin

The Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society Challenge Coin

“… the detective police force …”

– The Sign of the Four (SIGN)

     

The Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society, the group that represents detectives of the Boston police in collective bargaining negotiations, issued this challenge coin in 2015. It is unique among the challenge coins we have discussed to date on our site with a caricature of Sherlock Holmes appearing on both sides of the coin.

OBVERSE: Detectives Benevolent Society / (full body caricature of a front-facing Sherlock Holmes in deerstalker cap, inverness cape and with magnifying glass) Boston Police

REVERSE: (star) Boston Police Detectives (star) / (badge of a Boston Police Detective) / Benevolent Society

Round, 50 mm, Enameled

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