Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 308 Type 100
Other Details: 200 gilding metal Hall's of Toorak medals were engraved "ARMSTRONG $1" in April 1987 and given to Armstrongcustomers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a shoe-shine boy and the 1986 Success to Trade and Commerce reverse.
Shoeshine boy kneeling facing left cleaning left shoe of Gentleman wearing top hat with cane under arm who stands facing right with left foot on box, in exergue, SHOES; around on broad rim defined by a line circle 23 mm diameter, .HALL'S OF TOORAK . 484 TOORAK ROAD TOORAK VILLAGE engraved in field AROSTRONG / $1
Emu and kangaroo standing facing each other on grassy base, the emu on the left; around above, SUCCESS TO TRADE AND COMMERCE; in exergue 1986 and the mint name HAFNER in small letters
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Hall's of Toorak, Toorak, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983
Hall's issued their promotional pieces inb 1983 - Armstrong calls this a mule but it would seem that the 200 struck were simply made by sharing the dies.
Obverse: SHOES HALL'S OF TOORAK 484 TOORAK ROAD TOORAK VILLAGE ARMSTRONG $1 Reverse: SUCCESSTO TRADE AND COMMERCE 1986 HAFNER
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 13.82 g (Weight)
Issue 308 Type 100
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.