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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1981 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16314

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 24, Type 3
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 4000 struck in aluminium between 1981 and 1984 and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Description:
An aluminium medal 32 mm diameter featuring a Victorian button-up boot and a penny-farthing bicycle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong, 1982
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.382 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, a ladies Victorian period button-up style boot; around, ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS; below boot the mint name, STOKES MELB.
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 BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
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., Australia, 1981
Commissioned By: Mr Ian Armstrong, Australia, 1981
References: Issue 24 Type 3
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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