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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1981 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16623

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 23, Type 2
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: Aluminium medal issued by the Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, in 1985. It thanks people for shopping, advertises the business and functions as a token, providing customers with $1.00 off future purchases of shoes. 3000 of these medals were struck in aluminium.
Description:
An aluminium medal 32 mm diameter featuring the family crest and a Victorian button-up boot.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.445 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Ian Armstrong, President, Victorian Antique Dealers Guild, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1981 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, an outline of the family crest crowned and with rampant lion supporters, around ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
Reverse 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
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Shape: round
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 1981
Commissioned By: Mr Ian Armstrong, 1981-1983

Struck on a number of occasions between 1981 and 1983.
References: Issue 23 Type 2
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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