Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 219 Type 53
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 280 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a bust of Ian Armstrong, facing front, and the 1985 emu and kangaroo reverse.
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 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. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984 Reverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1985 HAFNER
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.62 g (Weight)
Issue 219 Type 53
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.