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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1978 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32260

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1978 (AD)
Issue 5 Type 1
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: One of 100 medals struck in gilding-metal in 1978 and given out to prople who purchased shoes, $1 discount given if returned when another pair of shoes pruchased.
Description:
A gilding-metal medal 32 mm diameter featuring the family crest and a Victorian style ladies boot.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.75 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: 1978 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 ladies Victorian period button-up style boot; around, ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS
Shape: round
Material: Gilding Metal
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1978
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., Australia, 1978
Commissioned By: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia, 1978
References: Issue 5 Type 1
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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