Commemorating Ian Armstrong being selected as Victorian of the Year for 1988. 600 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Issue number 381 Type 153.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Ian Armstrong as Victorian of the Year for 1988 and a button-up boot
VICTORIAN OF THE YEAR 1988 IAN M. L. ARMSTRONG 27 JAN 1988 At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around on broad rim; VICTORIAN OF THE YEAR 1988 IAN M. L. ARMSTRONG; across bust, 27 JAN 1988
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.
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: VICTORIAN OF THE YEAR 1988 IAN M. L. ARMSTRONG 27 JAN 1988 Reverse: ARMSTRONG BOOT & SHOE WAREHOUSE ESTAB. FOUR GENERATIONS STOKES MELB.
Type of item
2 (Depth), 32 (Outside Diameter), 13.49 g (Weight)
Issue 381 Type 153
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.