1 Quarto or Quart, Issued by James Spittles, Gibraltar, 1820
Mint not recorded

Obverse Description

Lion seated facing left holding a key in its right paw; around above, PAYABLE AT JAMES SPITTLE'S; below, GIBRALTAR

Reverse Description

Tower of Honour of the Moorish Castle, around above, VALE UN QUARTO; in exergue, 1820

Edge Description



The Moorish Castle, of which the Tower of Homage and terraces are depicted on the token, was originally built in the 8th century AD.

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