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Max Carrados – A Numismatic Detective

Max Carrados – A Numismatic Detective

Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Hercule Poirot and Lord Peter Wimsey are all names that readily spring to mind in the field of detective fiction. Less well known, but no less interesting, is Max Carrados, the blind detective created by Ernest Bramah. Not only was the author an expert numismatist, but his creation Carrados was too, and coins figure prominently… Continue Reading

More on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Coin Collection

More on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Coin Collection

“Here was a case of ancient coins.“ –The Adventure of The Three Garridebs (3GAR) Earlier, we had posted about Arthur Conan Doyle’s coin collection and asked for assistance in tracking down the sale catalog of the auction and learning what coins made up his collection.  We’ve had a few responses and share them here. Dr.… Continue Reading