Gibraltar Keeling's One Quarto 1810

Keeling's Gibraltar copper one quarto dated 1810, small date. Obverse: Nice view of lion seated to left with paw on city key and legend: “PAYABLE AT ROBERT KEELING & SONS. GIBRALTAR”. Reverse: Three turreted castle and portcullis with date below abd legend: “VALUE ONE QUARTO 1810”. 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, possibly lightly lacquered, see photograph.

KM Gibraltar No: Tn.3.2. Diameter 20.5mm. VF+. £50.00

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