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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1987 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32927

Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 325 Type 109
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: 500 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a Victorian style button-up boot and the 1987 emu & kangaroo Advance Australia reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.56 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Not on a 1.7 mm flan as the catalogue lists

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions 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: 1987 AD
Obverse Description: At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA in exergue 1987
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: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA 1987
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 325 Type 109
  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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