Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 214 Type 52
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 2500 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 a bust of Thomas Armstrong, facing front, and the 1985 emu and kangaroo reverse.
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 *
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1985; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853 Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1985 HAFNER
Type of item
2 (Depth), 32 (Outside Diameter), 13.14 g (Weight)
Issue 214 Type 52
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.