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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30309

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 80, Type 18
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Description:
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring 25 years in Frankston and the Advance Victoria with emu and kangaroo 1984 reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.10 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: 1984 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, ARMSTRONG / SHOE MART / 70 WELLS STREET / 25 YEARS / IN FRANKSTON / 1982 around, FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON; below date the mint name, STOKES
Reverse Description: At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1984; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS STREET 25 YEARS IN FRANKSTON 1982 FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON STOKES
Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1984 HAFNER
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984

100 struck in Jan 1984. The die was cut by Stokes but moved to Brim by Ian Armstrong when he changed mints.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984
References: Issue 80 Type 18
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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