Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 96, Type 22
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 50 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, it was struck in 1984 with an old, 1983, dated die.

Physical Description

A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing, and the Advance Victoria with emu and kangaroo 1983 reverse.

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 on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1983; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo

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