Gibraltar Keeling's Two Quartos 1810 Large Date

Keeling's Gibraltar copper two quartos dated 1810, large 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 and legend: “VALUE TWO QUARTOS 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. Good collectable condition with a couple of light scratches, see photograph.

KM Gibraltar No: Tn.4.1. Diameter 27.2mm. F+. £45.00

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