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Token - 2 Quartos, Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18681

Summary:
2 Quartos, Issued by Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802
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 National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.848 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), McArthur Bequest, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Gibraltar
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: token
DateEra: 1802 AD
Denomination: 2 Quartos
Obverse Description: View of the Rock of Gibraltar with ship in sea in foreground; around asbove, PAYABLE AT R. KEELINGS; below, GIBRALTER
Reverse Description: Castle with three towers; key below entrance; around above, VALUE TWO QUARTS; below, 1802
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: KM#Tn2.1
Pridmore 16
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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