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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1987 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32944

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 338 Type 65
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: 500 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Description:
An gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon and Armstrong's offer of $1 off a next purchase.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.80 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- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1987 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 OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE.
The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
Reverse 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
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE
Reverse: 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
Shape: round
Material: Gilding Metal
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Victoria, Australia, 1987
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Eltham, Victoria, Australia, 1987

500 struck in July 1987.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1987
References: Issue 338 Type 65
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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