Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 219 Type 53
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 280 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.

Physical Description

A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing front, and the 1985 emu and kangaroo reverse.

Obverse Description

At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984

Reverse Description

At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1985; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo

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