Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 21, Type 1
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 50 struck in gilt aluminium and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
A gilt aluminium medal 32 mm diameter featuring the family crest and a Victorian button-up boot.
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, an outline of the family crest crowned and with rampant lion supporters, around ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a ladies Victorian period button-up style boot; around, ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS; below boot the mint name, STOKES MELB.
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong, 20/8/1982
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
Type of item
5 mm (Depth), 9.744 g (Weight)
Issue 21 Type 1
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.