Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1983 (AD)
Issue number 49, Type 7
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 600 struck in aluminium and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
An aluminium medal (32 mm diameter) featuring the family crest and a Victorian button-up boot.
ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR STOKES At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, an outline of the family crest crowned and with rampant lion supporters, below the mint name, STOKES; 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
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR STOKES Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.52 g (Weight)
Issue 49 Type 7
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.