Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1981 (AD)
Issue number 24, Type 3
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: 4000 struck in aluminium between 1981 and 1984 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 a Victorian button-up boot and a penny-farthing bicycle.
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.
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a penny-farthing bicycle facing to the left; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong, 20/8/1982
Obverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB. Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 6.382 g (Weight)
Issue 24 Type 3
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.