Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 212 Type 51
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 50 struck in gold plated bronze and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $5 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue commemorated Victoria's sesquicentenary.
A gold plated bronze medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing and wearing glasses, and the logo of Victoria's sesquicentenary.
At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984
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. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO INA M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984 Reverse: VICTORIA 150 GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 BRIM MELB
Type of item
2 (Depth), 32 (Outside Diameter), 14.261 g (Weight)
Issue 212 Type 51
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.