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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30346

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 121, Type 28
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. This issue commemorates Victoria's sesquicentenary.
Description:
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing, and the family crest with mint name below.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.43 g (Weight)

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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- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1984 AD
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 within a line circle 24 mm diameter, an outline of the family crest crowned and with rampant lion supporters, below the mint name, STOKES; around ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR STOKES
Shape: round
Material: Gilding Metal
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Mint: Brim Medallions, Australia, 1984

200 struck in Feb 1984.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1984
References: Issue number 121, Type 28
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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