Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 190 Type 50
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 200 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.

Physical Description

A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing and wearing glasses, and Olympic Willy.

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 22 mm diameter, Willie the Olympic Koala standing facing before the Australian flag; around, OLYMPIC PENNY … 1984 … with the mint name in small letters at the sides of the date, BRIM MELB

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