Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 225 Type 57
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 1016 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.

Physical Description

A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon and the 1985 emu and Thomas Armstrong.

Obverse Description

At centre, Neil Armstrong in space-suit stepping off foot-pad of lunar lander around, ARMSTRONG'S SHOES FIRST ON THE MOON : ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON : in field to left of lander leg, THAT'S / ONE / STEP FOR / MAN, ONE / GIANT LEAP / FOR MANKIND / NEIL / ARMSTRONG / 20 JULY 1969

Reverse 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 *

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