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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30361

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 173 Type 43
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 200 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 Ian Armstrong, facing and wearing glasses, and a Victorian period button-up boot.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.85 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Ian Armstrong, President, Victorian Antique Dealers Guild, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1984 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 within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a ladies Victorian period button-up style boot; around, ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS; below boot the mint name, STOKES MELB.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO INA M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984
Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
Shape: round
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984

200 struck in August 1984.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984
Person Depicted: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia, 1984
References: Issue 173 Type 43
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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