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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30384

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 219 Type 53
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 280 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Description:
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing front, and the 1985 emu and kangaroo reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 13.69 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 Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984
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. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984
Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1985 HAFNER
Material: Copper
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia

280 struck in April 1985.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia
Person Depicted: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia
References: Issue 219 Type 53

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