Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 181, Type 41
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing and wearing glasses, and the family crest.
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
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
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: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.35 g (Weight)
Issue 181 Type 41
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.