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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30386

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 227 Type 58
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 1007 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 Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon and Ian Armstrong.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 13.58 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes, space exploration, the moon
Themes this item is part of: Neil Armstrong, Astronaut, National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) (1930-?), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement 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, Neil Armstrong in space-suit stepping off foot-pad of lunar lander around, ARMSTRONG'S SHOES FIRST ON THE MOON : ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON : in field to left of lander leg, THAT'S / ONE / STEP FOR / MAN, ONE / GIANT LEAP / FOR MANKIND / NEIL / ARMSTRONG / 20 JULY 1969
Reverse 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
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG'S SHOES FIRST ON THE MOON : ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON : THAT'S ONE STEP FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND NEIL ARMSTRONG 20 JULY 1969
Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1985

1007 struck in July 1985.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia
Person Depicted: Neil Armstrong - National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Australia
References: Issue 227 Type 58
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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