Gibraltar Keeling's One Quart 1802

Keeling's Gibraltar copper one quart dated 1802. Obverse: Nice view of wooded hills descending to the sea shore with three men in a boat on the water and legend: “PAYABLE AT R. KEELINGS. GIBRALTER”. Reverse: Three turreted castle and portcullis with a key below and legend: “VALUE ONE QUART 1802”. These were issued by Robert Keeling, a local merchant, in an attempt to alleviate the local shortage of small denomination currency. Twenty-four quarts made up one real. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

KM Gibraltar No: Tn.1. Diameter 21.9mm. VF. £45.00

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