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Reading UK's New Sherlock Holmes Coin Brings Out Holder's 'Inner Detective'

WorldNews Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Reading UK's New Sherlock Holmes Coin Brings Out Holder's  'Inner Detective'Britain’s Royal Mint has designed a new Sherlock Holmes 50-pence coin with lettering so small it requires a magnifying glass to read it, The Independent reports. To celebrate 160 years since the birth of the character's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Royal Mint has created a coin featuring the profile of the famous literary character, complete with a pipe and deerstalker hat. Holmes' outline is surrounded by the names of his most popular cases, which are so small coin holders can’t read them without a magnifying glass. Coin designer Stephen Raw says he hopes the need to use a magnifying glass to read the lettering will help bring out the "inner detective" of anyone who finds the coin...
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