Victorian Money: A Sherlock Holmes Explanation

This is an excerpt of the Studium–a serious hobbyist reference!  Holmes lovers ought to enjoy the explanation of the coins mentioned in Canon, as well as the images of said coins and which Adventures used the money.  I especially like the paragraph in the opening, for it was oh, so true:

“To a small extent, it was their dealing with the coinage of Victorian England that made them a little more real, a little more human, a little more legendary.”

Late Victorian Coinage and how it Applies to Sherlock Holmes

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