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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30399

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 230 Type 60
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 1939 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This die had an error - "OF" instead of "OFF"
Description:
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Thomas Armstrong and an offer of $1 OF (sic)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.64 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Neil Armstrong, Astronaut, National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) (1930-?), 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: Around on broad rim defined by 24 mm line circle, * THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING* ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON at centre THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OF (sic) YOUR NEXT PURCHASE.
The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
Reverse Description: At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS *
Inscriptions: Obverse:THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OF (sic) YOUR NEXT PURCHASE
Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1985

1939 struck in July 1985.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia
Person Depicted: Neil Armstrong - National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Australia
References: Issue 230 Type 60

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