Medal issued to commemorate the tricentenary of Dampier's discovery of Western Australia. 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Issue number 367 Type 139.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring William Dampier and a the Armstrong Ford Truck commemorating 75 years of footwear service
At centre within a circle of beads, a bust of Dampier facing 3/4 left with a small sailing ship in the field right; around on broad rim, AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 . WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 . in small letters below the bust the mint and artists name, HAFNER
At centre a Ford truck with the word Ford incuse above the radiator and ARMSTRONG SHOE MART incuse on side; around above and below, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * below truck, 75 YEARS / OF / FOOTWEAR / SERVICE, below front wheel the mint and artist's name, HAFNER
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 HAFNER Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE HAFNER
Type of item
1.5 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 10.86 g (Weight)
Issue 367 Type 139
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.