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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30352

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 155, Type 37
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 200 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue features Willie the Olympic Koala and commemorates the 1984 Olympic Games.
Description:
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Willie the Olympic Koals standing front before the Australian flag and the family crest
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.36 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: olympic games los angeles 1984, shoe shops
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: 1984 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a line circle 22 mm diameter, Willie the Olympic Koala standing facing before the Australian flag; around, OLYMPIC PENNY .... 1984 .... with the mint name in small letters at the sides of the date, BRIM MELB
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: OLYMPIC PENNY 1984 BRIM MELB
Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
Shape: round
Material: Gilding Metal
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984

200 struck in April 1984.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984
References: Issue No. 155 Type 37
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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