Gibraltar Keeling's Two Quarts 1802

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Keeling's Gibraltar copper two quarts dated 1802. Obverse: Nice view of wooded hills descending to the sea shore with three men in a boat on the water: “PAYABLE AT R. KEELINGS. GIBRALTER”. Reverse: Three turreted castle and portcullis with a key below: “VALUE TWO QUARTS 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. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

KM Gibraltar No: Tn.2.2. Diameter 29.8mm. VF-. £45.00

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