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Token - 2 Quartos, Richard Cattons, Gibraltar, 1813 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18680

Two Quarts or Quartos, Issued by Richard Cattons, Gibraltar, 1813
Mint not recorded
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.988 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
DateEra: 1813 AD
Denomination: 2 Quartos
Obverse Description: Lion seated facing left holding a key in its right paw; around above, PAYABLE AT RICHARD CATTONS GOLDSMITH; below, GIBRALTAR / 1813.
Reverse Description: Within an open wreath of oak and laurel leaves, 2 / QUARTOS; above, a ceown; below wreath, LONDRES; around, AGENTE PARA LA FABRICA DE DIAMANTES PATENTES. DE DUDDELL HOLBORN. (Translation: Agents for Duddell of Holborn, London, for the manufacture of patented diamonds)
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Richard Cattons, Gibraltar, 1813
References: KM#Tn36
Pridmore 12
  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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