Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 23, Type 2
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 3000 struck in aluminium and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This medal was used 5 times, on each occasion it was returned a date was engraved on the edge.
A used aluminium medal 32 mm diameter featuring the family crest and a Victorian button-up boot five dates are engraved on the edge.
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, an outline of the family crest crowned and with rampant lion supporters, around ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a penny-farthing bicycle facing to the left; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
1.6 5.11 2.4 9.4 12.5
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE Edge: 1.6 5.11 2.4 9.4 12.5
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 6.45 g (Weight)
Issue 23 Type 2
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.