Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1986 (AD)
Issue number 243 Type 73
Other Details: 650 struck in anodized silver and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $100 offered when Comet Halley returns in 2061.
An oval anodized silver medal/token depecting Halley's Comet above Australia, a hole on the left represents a 'black hole'. The back of the medal states that it will be redeemed for $100 in 2061, when the comet returns.
Halley's Comet above Australia, a hole through the medal on the left represents a 'black hole' (and why not) above, HALLEYS COMET below, 1986 AN
. ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. / 70 WELLS ST FRANKSTON / ESTABLISHED / WHEN HALLEYS COMET / APPEARED IN 1911 / THIS TOKEN REDEEMABLE FOR / $100.00 0N REAPPEARANCE / 2061 AD.; penny-farthing bicycle on right.
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: HALLEYS COMET 1986 AN Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST FRANKSTON ESTABLISHED WHEN HALLEYS COMET APPEARED IN 1911 THIS TOKEN REDEEMABLE FOR $100.00 0N REAPPEARANCE 2061 AD.
Type of item
60 (Width), 2 (Depth), 35 (Height), 28.37 g (Weight)
Oval with hole
Issue 243 Type 73
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.