Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 124, Type 29
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue commemorates Victoria's sesquicentenary.

Physical Description

A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing, and a penny-farthing bicycle

Obverse 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 *

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; below bicycle the mint name, STOKES

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