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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1983 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30300

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1983 (AD)
Issue number 72, Type 14
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Description:
An gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a penny-farthing bicycle and the Advance Victoria with emu and kangaroo 1983 reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.36 g (Weight)

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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- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1983 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a penny-farthing bicycle facing to the left; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Reverse Description: At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1983; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1983 HAFNER
Shape: round
Material: Gilding Metal
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1983
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1983

100 struck in Dec 1983.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1983
References: Issue 72 Type 14
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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