Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 173 Type 43
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 200 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 bust of Ian Armstrong, facing and wearing glasses, and a Victorian period button-up boot.

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 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.

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