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Token - 1 Quarto, Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18686

Summary:
1 Quart or Quarto, 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: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.595 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: 1802 AD
Denomination: 1 Quart
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 ONE QUART; below, 1802
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Robert Keeling, Gibraltar, 1802
References: KM#Tn1
Pridmore 20
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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