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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30385

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 214 Type 52
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 2500 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Description:
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing front, and the 1985 emu and kangaroo reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 13.14 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Ian Armstrong, President, Victorian Antique Dealers Guild, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS *
Reverse Description: At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1985; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1985 HAFNER
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia

2500 struck in Feb 1985.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia
Person Depicted: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia
References: Issue 214 Type 52
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Ian Armstrong - Armstrong Court Pty Ltd, Mike Carter, The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue, Melbourne, /12/2013

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