Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 205 Type 40
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 250 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue commemorated Victoria's sesquicentenary.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing front, and the logo of Victoria's sesquicentenary.
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 *
Logo of the sesquicentenary, below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 and at the rim 06 in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853 Reverse: VICTORIA 150 GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 BRIM MELB
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 13.486 g (Weight)
Issue 205 Type 40
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.