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Token - 2 Quartos, Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18682

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 Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.83 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: 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
References: KM#Tn2.2
Pridmore 15
Bibliography:
  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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