How much is the Sherlock Holmes 50p worth?

The Royal Mint’s interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, released via a 50p coin for the 160th Anniversary of Author Conan Doyle’s birth.

The Sherlock Holmes 50p coin has entered general circulation, meaning the UK’s most famous detective could appear in your pocket change. If you are lucky enough to find a Sherlock Holmes 50 pence coin, it could be worth more than face value and is currently selling on eBay for £1.75 (from a sealed bag).

The BUNC version of this coin is still available on the Royal Mint website.

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Sherlock Holmes 50p Value

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Sherlock Holmes 50p Coin Value Price Guide

New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated

Date: 01-04-2020
Time: 9:00 pm
Price: £2.21
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 9:37 pm
Price: £1.40
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectible UNC

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 4:47 pm
Price: £1.88
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectible UNC
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Price:£0.99
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 4:20 pm
Price: £10.52
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated
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Price:£9.02
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50p coin - Sherlock Holmes 2019 Fifty Pence coin excellent condition

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 3:42 pm
Price: £1.43
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50p coin - Sherlock Holmes 2019 Fifty Pence coin excellent condition
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50p coin, BUNC, 2018 Sherlock Holmes

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 12:48 pm
Price: £5.99
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50p coin, BUNC, 2018 Sherlock Holmes
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Price:£4.49
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50p Sherlock Holmes 2019. Good, circulated condition

Date: 17-03-2020
Time: 10:00 am
Price: £1.20
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50p Sherlock Holmes 2019. Good, circulated condition
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Price:£0.50
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated

Date: 16-03-2020
Time: 9:10 pm
Price: £2.20
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated
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Price:£1.20
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated

Date: 16-03-2020
Time: 7:56 pm
Price: £2.10
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New Sherlock Holmes 2019 50p Fifty Pence Coin Rare Collectable Uncirculated
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2019 Sherlock Holmes 50p Coin - Fifty Pence Piece Circulated.

Date: 16-03-2020
Time: 7:04 pm
Price: £1.48
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2019 Sherlock Holmes  50p Coin - Fifty Pence Piece Circulated.
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Sherlock Holmes 50p Coin Details

The Royal Mint’s interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, released via a 50p coin for the 160th Anniversary of Author Conan Doyle’s birth.

Sherlock Holmes 50p Reverse Image

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Sherlock Holmes 50p Obverse Image

2019 50p Obverse Jody Clarke

Mintage Figures

Sherlock Holmes 50p Mintage Figures
Silver Proof LEP6,000
Silver Proof MCM7,500
Silver Proof Piedfort2,500
Silver Proof Piefort MCM3,500
Gold Proof400
Gold Proof MCM600
LEP = Limited Edition Presentation
MCM = Maximum Coin Mintage (the difference available for other presentations such as proof coin sets or coin and book sets)

Coin Details

Sherlock Holmes 50p Coin Specification
Year2019
Reverse DesignerStephen Raw
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse LegendSHERLOCK HOLMES 50 PENCE
Obverse LegendREG • FID • DEF • 2019 • ELIZABETH II • DEI • GRA
Issued ByThe Royal Mint
Alloy75% copper, 25% nickel
MetalCupro-nickel
Diameter27.30 mm
Thickness1.78 mm
Weight8.0 g
EdgePlain

Brilliant Uncirculated (BU)

sherlock holmes 50p
Product CodeUK19SHGP
Issue Price£10.00
BU Alloy75% copper, 25% nickel
BU Weight8.0 g

Silver Proof

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Product CodeUK19SHSP
Issue Price£55.00
Silver Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Silver Weight8.0 g
Silver Proof LEP Mintage6,000
Silver Proof MCM7,500

Silver Proof Piedfort

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Product CodeUK19SHPF
Issue Price£95.00
Silver Piedfort Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Silver Piedfort Weight16 g
Silver Piedfort Thickness27.30 mm
Silver Piedfort LEP Mintage2,500
Silver Piedfort MCM3,500

Gold Proof

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Product CodeUK19SHGP
Issue Price£795.00
Gold Alloy22 Carat Gold
Gold Weight15.50 g
Gold Proof Mintage400
Gold Proof MCM600

The Sherlock Holmes 50p was originally only available as part of the 2019 Annual Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Set.

The complete set of definitive coins is struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard alongside five specially selected 2019 commemorative coins.

On the 13th May 2019, the Royal Mint decided to issue the coin as a separate release.

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