Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 230 Type 60
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 1939 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This die had an error - "OF" instead of "OFF"

Physical Description

A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Thomas Armstrong and an offer of $1 OF (sic)

Obverse Description

Around on broad rim defined by 24 mm line circle, * THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING* ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON at centre THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OF (sic) YOUR NEXT PURCHASE. The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.

Reverse Description

At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS *

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