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Token - 2 Quartos, Robert Keeling & Son's, Gibraltar, 1810 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18684

2 Quarts or Quartos, Issued by Robert Keeling & Son's, Gibraltar, 1810
Mint not recorded
Statement Of Significance:
Robert Keeling was the owner of a Wine House in the Cooperage District and lived in Lieutenant Governors Lane. Pridmore associates the token issue with the wine house.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.176 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Gibraltar
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1810 AD
Denomination: 2 Quartos
Obverse Description: Lion seated facing left holding a key in its right paw; around above, PAYABLE AT ROBERT KEELING & SON'S; below, GIBRALTAR
Reverse Description: Castle with three towers; around above, VALUE TWO QUARTOS; below, 1810
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1810
References: KM#Tn4.1
Pridmore 18
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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