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Windsor Mint Strikes 2019 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Medal

Windsor Mint Strikes 2019 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Medal

“It might be his portrait.”

– The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN)

In the fall of 2019 the Windsor Mint, a private United Kingdom organization, released a gold plated medal honoring Sherlock Holmes.

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The obverse of the medal closely resembles the cover drawn by Frederic Dorr Steele for September 24,1904 issue of Collier’s that contained The Adventure of the Three Students.

OBVERSE: (filigree)/ (Sherlock Holmes, facing left with pipe & revolver, with books and lamp in foreground) / SHERLOCK HOLMES / CONSULTING DETECTIVE / (filigree)

REVERSE: THE ADVENTURES OF / (3/4 profile of Holmes in deerstalker, with pipe, facing right, superimposed on a right facing silhouette of Holmes, with a fingerprint as the background) / SHERLOCK HOLMES

50mm, 24 karat gold plated clad, Round

The medal retails for £10 at the Windsor Mint’s website, but if you scan their site, there are ways to save £5. Now, the bad news. They do not ship to North America.

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