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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33007

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1988 (AD)
Issue number 369 Type 141
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: Issued to commemorate the tricentenary of Dampier's discovery of Western Australia. 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Description:
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring William Dampier and a button-up boot
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.99 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian exploration, customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1988 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, a bust of Dampier facing 3/4 left with a small sailing ship in the field right; around on broad rim, AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 . WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 . in small letters below the bust the mint and artists name, HAFNER
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: AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 HAFNER
Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
Shape: round
Material: Brass
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Victoria, Australia, 1988
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Eltham, Victoria, Australia, 1988

100 struck in July 1988.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1988
Person Depicted: William Dampier, Australia, 1988
References: Issue 369 Type 141
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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