Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Reg. No: NU 30319
- Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 95, Type 22
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 50 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue commemorates Victoria's sesquicentenary, it was struck in 1984 with an old, 1983, dated die.
- A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing, and the Advance Victoria with emu and kangaroo 1983 reverse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
|Dimensions:||32 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||13.55 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes, victoria sesquicentenary 1985|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )|
|Tertiary Classification:||commerce & retailing|
|Series:||Australian Promotional Medals|
|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:||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|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1983 HAFNER
|Issued By:||Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984|
|Mint:||Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984
50 struck in Feb 1984. The reverse die was dated 1983.
|Artist:||Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984|
|References:||Issue 95 Type 22|