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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30395

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 232 Type 62
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 500 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 the 1984 Olympic Koala and an offer of $1 OFF
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.72 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, olympic games los angeles 1984, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Neil Armstrong, Astronaut, National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) (1930-?), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
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 OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE.
The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
Reverse 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
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: OLYMPIC PENNY 1984 BRIM MELB
Shape: round
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1985

500 struck in July 1985.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia
Person Depicted: Neil Armstrong - National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Australia
References: Issue 232 Type 62
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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