Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 23, Type 2
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 3000 struck in aluminium and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This medal was used 2 times.
A used aluminium medal 32 mm diameter featuring the family crest and a Victorian button-up boot
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 Scratched in field on either side of Crest, 82 82 , scratched below Crest, 2nd (This indicated that the token was returned and discount given in 1982)
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a penny-farthing bicycle facing to the left; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE Scratched around bike, 2nd 1982 BRISBANE
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST., FRANKSTON FAMILY FOOTWEAR Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.44 g (Weight)
Issue 23 Type 2
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.