Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20964

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 203 Type 40
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue commemorated Victoria's sesquicentenary.
Description:
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing front, and the logo of Victoria's sesquicentenary.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.977 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: celebrations, customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
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 Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS *
Reverse Description: Logo of the sesquicentenary, below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 and at the rim 06 in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Reverse: VICTORIA 150 GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 BRIM MELB
Shape: round
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984

100 struck in Nov 1984.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984
Person Depicted: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia, 1984
References: Issue 203 Type 40
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Ian Armstrong - Armstrong Court Pty Ltd, Mike Carter, The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue, Melbourne, /12/2013

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No