100 medals were struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Issue number 65, Type 15.
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a commemoration of 25 years in Frankston and the Advance Victoria with emu and kangaroo 1983 reverse.
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE VICTORIA in exergue 1983; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo.
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, ARMSTRONG / SHOE MART / 70 WELLS STREET / 25 YEARS / IN FRANKSTON / 1982 around, FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON; below date the mint name, STOKES
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ADVANCE VICTORIA 1983 HAFNER Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS STREET 25 YEARS IN FRANKSTON 1982 FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON STOKES
Type of item
1.5 (Depth), 32 (Outside Diameter), 10.8 g (Weight)
Issue 65 Type 15
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.