Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1985 (AD)
Issue number 229 Type 59
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 2000 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This die had an error - "OF" instead of "OFF"
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Ian Armstrong and an offer of $1 OF (sic)
Around on broad rim defined by 24 mm line circle, * THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING* ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON at centre THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OF (sic) YOUR NEXT PURCHASE. The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse:ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984 Reverse: THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OF (sic) YOUR NEXT PURCHASE
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.73 g (Weight)
Issue 229 Type 59
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.