Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 232 Type 62
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 500 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring the 1984 Olympic Koala and an offer of $1 OFF
Around on broad rim defined by 24 mm line circle, * THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING* ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON at centre THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE. The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
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
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse:THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE Reverse: OLYMPIC PENNY 1984 BRIM MELB
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 13.72 g (Weight)
Issue 232 Type 62
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.